SINGTAM, OCTOBER 20: The third audition of the Sikkim Newar Guthi State Level Open Talent Hunt Show Season 2 held at Singtam on October 19 saw 86 participants getting through to the Quarter final round. More than 170 participants from different parts of Sikkim including participants from Siliguri, Kurseong, Kalimpong and Darjeeling participated at different category of the show.
CP Pradhan, former teacher of Singtam SSS was the Chief Guest of the day. Other distinguished guests included TB Pradhan, former President Rangpo Singtam Zone, Sikkim Newar Guthi, Sushen Pradhan, Secretary, SNG Youth Affair, Binod Pradhan, President, Newa Bhay Bowneykutti. Binita Pradhan, Coordinator, SNG State Level Open Talent Hunt Show Season 2 spoked in brief about the event and the upcoming Silver Jubilee Anniversary of the formation of Sikkim Newar Guthi.
The event held at Community Hall at the heart of the Singtam Town had participants of all age of life where both boys and girls had equal participation. Dancing and Singing category had a higher contribution while the performer at mono act, painting, beat box also won the heart of the judges and the gathered crowds. The next audition will be held at Gangtok and the participants will again return to Singtam for the quarter final round. The judges of the day were Komal Gurung, Manoj Rai and Praja Pradhan while Rajesh Pradhan was the Observer.
The talent hunt show is organised by Sikkim Newar Guthi Youth Affairs in collaboration with Inspire Academy, Arithang and Sang-Martam Jan Sewa Sangathan on the occasion of Silver Jubilee Celebration of Sikkim Newar Guthi to promote the local talents of Sikkim.