Ibarisha Lyngdoh who is a band member of Shillong Chamber Choir will be the only representative from India during the 4th Asia Pacific Choir Games & Grand Prix of Nations Colombo 2017
24-year old Ibarisha Lyngdoh, one of the members of ‘Shillong Chamber Choir’ has been invited by the Interkultur Organisation, Germany as one of the judges during the 4th Asia Pacific Choir Games & Grand Prix of Nations Colombo 2017 scheduled to take place in Colombo, Sri Lanka from Oct. 21 till 28th.
The was stated in a press release issued by Shillong Chamber Choir.
Ibarisha Lyngdoh is the daughter of Hunnily Lyngdoh and Pilgrim Marbaniang.
The press note mentions that Interkultur Organisation has regarded her as a successful and accomplished soloist of the Shillong Chamber Choir.
Lyngdoh who is said to be the only Indian representative will work together with other jury members from UK, Norway, USA, South Africa, New Zealand, Singapore, China, Indonesia, Myanmar and the Philippines.
“It’s an honour and most of all a special moment in my career as a musician. Adjudicating is definitely a rare and yet difficult position for me to be in. I am more than certain that I will come back home enriched with new knowledge through this experience…” mentioned Ibarisha Lyngdoh in the release.
Altogether eight groups are said to be participating from India- KC Lights (Meghalaya), the Nagaland Chamber Choir (Nagaland), the Ao Naga Choir (Nagaland), the Mizo Cardinal Choir (Mizoram), the Salvation Singers (Mumbai), Beat Choir (Chennai), the Madras Musical Association Choir (Chennai) and the Sargam Choir (Chennai).
The 4th Asia Pacific Choir Games 2017 being prepared for Colombo, Sri Lanka, Interkultur is eager to explore a new cultural area and tradition, since this is the very first time that an Interkultur event is going to be held in South Asia.
In addition the participants are also said to have the chance to attend workshops and seminars.