Zubeen Garg, Papon to perform at 6th Northeast Festival in Delhi
GUWAHATI: With a variety of cuisines, refreshing cultural programmes, and discussions on important issues including the NRC list of Assam, the sixth edition of the popular North East festival is all set to begin on October 26.
The evergreen Zubeen Garg, Bollywood singer Angaraag Papon Mahanta, Assamese sensation Neel Akash, rapper Rahul Rajkhowa, Voice of India winner Pawandeep Rajan, popular DJ Shameless Mani are some of the artists lined up to enthral the audience with their magical perrformances at the sixth edition of the festival.
The festival, which will be held at Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), promises to be "a colourful extravaganza, greater spectacle, bringing together the magnificent North East under one forum".
The three-day event promises to be a colourful extravaganza, bringing together the magnificent northeast under one forum. The multitude of cuisines from the region will be one of the main attractions of the festival with more than 40 food stalls from Nagaland, Manipur, Assam, Arunachal, Sikkim, Mizoram, Tripura and Meghalaya.
The vibrant fashion from the north east will also find prominent place at the festival with designers like Yana Ngoba, Barsha Aditya Singh, Rupert Lynrah, and Escape Engmoiya among others will showcase their creations. Exhibitions of art and photography will present a canvas of colours from the northeast in the festival.
The annual event will also witness 25 of the top rock bands of Delhi's colleges fight it out in a competition. The North East Festival Rock Battle which will see 25 of the top rock bands of Delhi's biggest colleges fight it out in a competition.
Assamese anchors Yankee Parashar and Nabish Alam are all set to be the official anchors for the festival.