As part of the Hornbill festival , the Fender Guitar playing contest took place at Life Pro Café, Solo Complex opposite IOC Petrol Pump, Mohonkhola, NH 29 with Mhaseve Tetseo winning the first prize, while the second and third place were bagged by Licen Kichu and Imli Soyah respectively.
They were awarded a Guitar each (1st prize- Fender Squire Ehsan Noorani start, 2nd prize- Fender Squire Affinity Start and 3rd prize –Fender Squire FA 100)- which was sponsored by Fender guitars.
The chief event partner was Nagaland Bamboo Mission. During the competition the bamboo guitar was also put up on display. Out of 20 registered participants ten turned for the contest.
The contest was organized in collaboration with Tourism, Nagaland, Rattle and Hum Music Society and On Stage and various other partners.