Shillong, December 5, 2017: Penguin Fever, a one of a kind celebration of books, reading and writing along with music and culture is coming to Shillong giving people the best opportunity to interact with some of the finest authors.
Shillong, November 23: With just a few weeks to go,TNT Food & Drinks Awards 2017 is about to unveil its winners.Hurry up and do not miss a chance to vote for your favorites. Check out the Promo Video of the award campaign.
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Shillong, November 16, 2017: This year, the number of people who attended India’s International Cherry Blossom Festival in Meghalaya, tripled as compared to 2016.
The festival was held earlier this November from the 8th till the 11th at the scenic Wards Lake, dotted with pink and white cherry blossoms which then concluded at Polo Grounds where local culture, tasted food and brew of the region were displayed.
“There were 35,556 adults and 1,343 children who visited the Wards Lake during the four-day festival period, and a total of Rs 3.74 lakh was collected as entry fees,” state Forest and Environment Secretary A Mawlong. He also added that the footfall during the festival period has “tripled” as compared to 2016, the first year of the event. The fee collected at the venue, too, doubled from Rs 1.4 lakh last year, the official further stated.
The total number of people who attended the festival on all the four days was nearly 60,000 this year as against 20,000 a year ago, an official said.
TNT News with inputs from agencies
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.
Shillong Nov 15,2017: The biggest electronic dance music festival of India is back again in Shillong this year. After a successful event last year,Sunburn Reload in partnership with Evenflo is set to take Shillong city by storm at the iconic Orchid Lake Resort , Umiam on 2nd Dec 2017.
A major turn out of more than 3000 festival goers was witnesed last year. With artists like Sartek and Candice Redding headlining the festival and support from the city’s best DJs, this year’s edition will have Oskar(Australia) and Joshi(India) who will be headlining and harnessing the festival of speakers’ destruction.
This is going to be one of the biggest Dance Music Festival in the State this year.
Shillong Nov 14,2017: Meghalaya CM Dr. Mukul Sangma recently joined twitter and has over 38,000 followers but in a surprising audit of twitter followers, only 24% of his followers are reportedly real. This was revealed by twitteraudit.com.
“Many politicans are opening twitter handles and outsourcing them to companies which then in return for a fee buy fake followers to enhance the profile of the followers” says one web analyst and further stated that most of the time, political leaders are not aware of this fact and get taken for a ride.
Twitteraudit.com also revealed that Home Minister Kiren Rijiju fares no better with 61%of his five lakh plus followers in twitter being fake.