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COMING SOON: ‘North by Northeast’, traditional recipes from the Northern hills in Shillong!

Shillong, January 6, 2017

For the second time, two young ladies who started ‘Meraki’ in Mumbai are bringing their culinary expertise to Shillong.

Aptly named as ‘North by Northeast’, this pop up will present traditional recipes from the northern hills and Meraki’s very own creations using indigenous ingredients on the platter by co-founder of Meraki, Teiskhem Lynrah. Meraki shall be taking over the kitchens of the newly opened Nudel restaurant in Laitumkhrah, Shillong this Sunday (January 7) from 7pm-9pm.

Meghalaya: Discover East Jaintia Festival 2018 ready to take off!

Shillong | March 19, 2018

In an attempt to boost tourism in the district while promoting unexplored places in and around the area, the Rymbai Elaka Tourism and Environment Society (RETES) East Jaintia Hills District in collaboration with District Administration, East Jaintia Hills Khliehriat will organize a two day event called “Discover East Jaintia Festival 2018″ on the 23rd and 24th March 2018 as mentioned in the program below.

The programme is being organized with the objectives of promoting and developing tourism activities in the district in particular and the state in general.

Seeing the potentials and resources of the District, the Society aims to materialize its vision and mission of transforming East Jaintia Hills District with its beautiful landscapes, flora and fauna, etc. into a tourist destination which will directly and indirectly create job opportunities for the youth of the area.

PROGRAMME SCHEDULE

DAY 1 (23 MARCH 2018)

LOCATION – MUALLIAN VILLAGE, EAST JAINTIA HILLS,
“SINGLEI Eco Challenge Tour”

• Flag off on the 22nd March- 2:00 PM at Khliehriat – Proceed to Muallian Village
• Explore the most Challenging Part of East Jaintia Hills
• Travel by 4X4 wheels Vehicle
• Trek for 2 hrs. along the terrains
• Born fire
• Biate Cultural Show
• Free Biate indigenous Cuisines
• Camping at Muallian Village
• Early morning on the 23rd March 2018 – Trek to Saisi Cave and Saisi River

DAY 2 (24 MARCH 2018)

LOCATION – LESHKA VIEW, SUCHEN VILLAGE

1st Session

• Deinshalalu – Leshka Eco Ride
• Suchen – Landscape Ride
• Lamu – Leshka Walk

For registration contact- 9402579748

2nd Session

• Ethnic Cuisines and Delicacies
• Exhibition Cum Sale of Local Products
• Dingkum Flying
• Cultural Extravangaza
o RangadSeinRaij
o RymbaiPohskur Secondary School
o Rymbai Govt. Secondary School
o Suchen
o Baite Dance

Last Session at Leshka view Suchen

LIVE MUSICAL BAND
• The Twilight
• The Lynox Band
• Felix and Freinds

For Registration Contact- 9862687559, 9402300875, 9485050151

Last Date- 20– 03 – 2018

Meghalaya: Shillong trade fair becomes major attraction for residents

SHILLONG, March 15, 2018: The on-going 19th edition of the two-week-long International Shillong Trade Fair 2018 (ISTF) held in Shillong has been witnessing a huge footfall of visitors at Laitumkhrah here.

100 drums Wangala Festival is here! Main programme to kick start tomorrow

Tura | Nov 07, 2018:

The 41st annual 100 Drums Wangala festival is all set to enthrall the people with the rhythmic beats tomorrow at the village of Asananggre under Rongram block, 18 kms from the town of Tura.

Shillong: Ultra Maniac Fest this Saturday

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Shillong Nov 16,2017: Ultra Maniac was founded with a vision that Northeast India deserves seamless and empowering event experiences. Ultra Maniac Fest is Northeast’s first EDM festival which is going to bring together some of the most popular Indian as well as international DJs to play for the first time in the this part of the country.

It has already toured across Assam on the 11th and 12th of November and has left the people of Dibrugarh and Jorhat completely awe-struck by the unbelievable line up of music artists. The next event is going to be held on the 18th November in Umiam, Orchid Lake Resort, Shillong from 2pm to 10pm.

The artist line up is even bigger and better which includes international artists – Rave Radio from Australia. It is for the first time that the top DJs of India are coming down together to play for the people of Northeast. The lineup also includes Sartek, Candice Redding, The Unknown, Hasit Nanda and Elton. Rave Radio and Hasit Nanda are allset to play live on their drums and piano respectively at the upcoming event.

Rave Radio’s single ‘Rumble’ was dropped main stage at globally renowned festivals like Tomorrowland and Ultra Music Festival. Sartek has played at the opening act for Justin Bieber, Armin Van Burren, Martin Garrix and many more during their India tour. Candice Redding has performed alongside some of the most renowned DJs in the world namely Steve Aoki, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike and Kygo. She has shown immense dedication towards the music scene in India. The Unknown has performed at India’s largest music Festival – Sunburn, Pune 2016 and Amsterdam Dance Event, Mumbai. Hasit is self-taught pianist and his videos have been shared and prasied by the biggies of EDM like Afrojack and Hardwell. Elton is a very renowned DJ hailing from Shillong. MC Noizee is the official MC of the event and has performed at many top music festivals in India. VJ Sneh is also going to be there to keep the crowd entertained!

At Ultra Maniac Festival, Shillongites are definitely going to experience something new. Ultra Maniac strives to bring the EDM music concert culture to Northeast so that people do not have to travel to other cities for the experience. It is planning to organise many more bigger events in the Northeast in future. Ultra Maniac believes Northeast too deserves the best event experiences like the rest of India and it is here to give Shillong just that.

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