New Heaven Dance Institute, Singtam, East Sikkim is all set to come with state level dance competition “Sikkim Dance Ka Maha Mukabla” to nurture the local promising talents within the state to the national level under the banner of Red Panda Rover Crew, Singtam.
“Sikkim Dance Ka Maha Mukabla” is to begin from June 10, 2010 at Gorkha Dharamsala, Singtam. The dance competition shall feature junior and senior groups. The junior dance competition shall have participants below 14 years and feature solo dance while for the senior category, the competition participants should be above 14-24 years and they have to compete in group dance. A group dance category shall feature 9 participants. Winners of the Junior Category shall be rewarded with Rs 10,000 while first runner-up shall be presented with Rs 5,000 along with trophies and certificates respectively. Similarly in the Senior Category, the bumper prize is Rs 25,000 while the first runner up shall be presented with Rs 15,000 along with trophies and certificates respectively. The participants should be from Sikkim and should present their birth certificates along with admission forms.
The “Sikkim Dance Ka Maha Mukabla” Dance Competition shall be held in four stages i.e. audition round, Quarter final, Semi Final and Final. All the rounds shall be held at Singtam. The forms of the dance competition is available in all the major town of Sikkim including, Gangtok, Ranipool, Pakyong, Ravangla, Geyzing, Timi Tarku, Rongli, Rhenock, Jorethang, Namchi, Mangan and Singtam. For further details, Bisnu Suman can be contacted in 9775833914/9593372455.
Bishnu Suman, originally from Delhi is the Director cum Dance Choreographer of New Heaven Dance Institute is running the Dance Institute for the last four years at Singtam. The students of New Heaven Dance Institute in recent times have participated in numerous state level and national level dance competitions. Suman feels that there are potential among the local talents but they lack exposure at the national level. The competition is just an opening for those deserving contestants.
New Heaven Dance Institute shall provide opportunity to the winners to participate in national level competition. The participants shall perform any dance form in the audition rounds while after that theme rounds shall be introduced by the celebrity judges. The winners of both categories shall be under one year contracts. Singtam Bazaar committee is providing necessary support to the show, added Bishnu Suman.