February 27, Bangalore : A press release from The Manipuri Meitei Association, Bangalore states that MMAB is proud to have successfully organized the Unity Concert on the 20th Feb 2016 at St. Joseph’s Auditorium, next to Mallya Hospital. The day started with a lighting ceremony to open the function, followed by an opening song by the renowned artists of Manipur – Naba Volcano, Hamom Sadananda, Sorri Senjam and Aphao.
It was followed by the launch of a Bangalore Based Manipuri Band- Palem. The much awaited renowned artists from Manipur then started churning out hits after hits , treating the crowd to a royal entertainment. The sponsors of the event which contributed an important role to organize this event- Chisel, Paradise Stay Inn, Cobigent Technologies and Solutions, Chumthang Crafts, FC Kanglasha, NECab, Unitrans, Alva’s Educational Foundation, WiseWorld Immigration & Education Consultants, Elveego Circuits, Blooming Travel Solutions, and Manipuri football players in BFC, were felicitated. The renowned artists from Manipur were honoured appropriately – Naba Volcano(Lifetime achievement Award), Hamom Sadananda(Super Star of Manipur), Sorri Senjam (Trend Setter of Modern Music ), Aphao (Emerging Star).
The pillars of MMAB, all the executive committee members of the current term (2016) are
introduced to the audience. There was a heart touching ethnic fashion show showcasing the beautiful traditional dresses of Manipur. It was then followed by some wonderful performances from the Bangalore based Bands – Boss Armando & Band, HeavyWater and Koubru Rock Band keeping the audiences entertained. Then there was a final round of enthralling performances from the superstar artists from Manipur to conclude the event.
”It was heartwarming to see people from all walks of life -students, working professionals, old and the young , gathered together under the same roof, listening and lost in the music and songs of their favourite artists, clearly fulfilling the concept and the aim of organizing this Unity Concert.” added the release from Publicity and communication team of MMBA.