Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Auditions for ‘Nachyo Baabri Championship’ concludes for North Sikkim

GANGTOK, August 18: The auditions for Swar Sikkim dance competition ‘Nachyo Baabri Championship’ concluded for North District for the senior talents of the District.
From among the 20 group dancers, only 12 groups have been selected to vie for the top 10, reports our Correspondent.
Nachyo Baabri Championship, it is informed is a ‘Group Dance Competition’ where a minimum of six participants and maximum of 10 are allowed in one dancing group. Each dancing group can perform any form of dance – folk, filmy, contemporary or fusion and in any costume or in casual dress. They will be judged on the basis of basic dancing skills, potentiality, swiftness and movement of body, choreographic talent etc.
However, if any dancing group from any Districts misses their auditions in their respective District, they are allowed to join the final audition in Gangtok slated for August 29, 30 and 31 at Sikkim Government College Auditorium.
The audition round for West District will be held on August 21 followed by Namchi on August 22.
Swar Sikkim has ventured into organising dance competitions after its stint in the field of music and songs like Swar Sikkim-I, Bal Tara, Lok Dohori Competition, Nepali lyrics writing competition etc.
A press release issued by Swar Sikkim secretary, press and publicity Shyam Pradhan said the participants will be judged by a panel of experts like Pema Choden popularly known as ‘Santa Nepali’ who is a prominent dancer and choreographer from Bollywood, Kamal Rai, noted choreographer and dance director from Kathmandu film industry and Uttam Pradhan, a Nepali actor of Darpan Chaya fame.
All the selected group will have to face ‘Final audition for Gateway to Top Ten’ on September 2, Mr. Pradhan said.
The winner of the competition will win a cash award of Rs.1 Lakh along with gift hampers and certificates.
Forms for the competitions are available at Namchi – Shubham Cable, United Studio, Hotel wings; Rabong – Hotel Reegyal, Rabong Cable Office; Jorethang – Jorethang Cable Office, Prachies; Gyalshing – GS Cable Television – 9733083994; Chakung – Chakung Cable – 9679226923; Gangtok – Amber Enterprises – M.G. Marg; Hang’s Enterprises, Deorali School Road; Samsung Plaza, Convoy Ground, Priya Darshini Book Store – Tadong College
Singtam – Boptek, near Forest Check Post.