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Infinity NXT launched in Dmu

Infinity NXT launched in Dmu
Advisor, Task Force for Music and Arts (TaFMA), Theja Meru speaking at the launching programme (NP).
Staff Reporter DIMAPUR, APR 8 (NPN) | Publish Date: 4/8/2021 1:18:41 PM IST

Infinity NXT, an artist development programme was launched in the presence of advisor, Task Force for Music and Arts (TaFMA), Nagaland, Theja Meru here, on Thursday at Infinity Inc, DC Court Junction.

Speaking at the programme, Theja Meru stated that musicians and artistes had the ability to play vital role in uplifting the economy of a country or a state. 

Taking the example of how BTS in South Korea and Tomorrow land festival in Belgium helped in boosting the economy by attracting tourists from other countries, he urged upon the selected candidates to have the will to work hard, plan intelligently and to expand networks consistently. 

Meru further added that in order for state’s music ecosystem to thrive, it needed more than just passionate musicians.

In this regard, he added that it also required intelligent, well trained, skilled and informed musicians and hoped that the newly launched infinity NXT would push the candidates towards the much needed direction. 

Delivering an overview of Infinity NXT (INXT), CEO, Infinity Inc., Asalie Peseyie stated that INXT was an artist development programme, conceptualised and to be managed by Infinity Inc. 

He added that INXT was an annual program which would run for seven months, where selected candidates would be mentored in various aspects of the industry and that the program would culminate with showcase of selected candidates in December. 

Peseyie also said that the programme would focus on all round development of an artist such as song writing, song and video production, styling, marketing and branding and performance. 

He further added that INXT had chosen eight specialist mentors such as Nise Meruno, Alobo Naga, Mar Jamir, Angelina Pongener, Kevi Pucho, Sesino Dimasha, Yanfo Kikon, and Iliang Haralu who would be holding workshops with the artists in their own field of speciality. 

The selected six candidates for the first batch of INXT were Sarah Yepthomi, Kendra, Joshua Shohe, Rylo, Temsu Clover and Nikato Tamang and chief mentors were DJ Ina, Kekhrie and Asalie Peseyie.  

 

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