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Handshake Concert Jakarta 2013

Source: Indonesia Now The Handshake Concert is a concert to celebrate friendship, culture and promote goodwill through music and interactions. The Handshake Concert was coined right after the North East India Music Festival held on World Music Day June 21, 2008 at Guwahati, India. The event was organized by Rattle & Hum Music society under [...]

Nagaland ‘Handshake Concert’ to perform in Jakarta

Source: The Shillong Times Kohima: The Rattle and Hum Society of Nagaland has organized the sixth edition of the ‘Handshake Concert,’ which is scheduled to be held in Jakarta the capital city of the Republic of Indonesia on June 19. According to the convener of Rattle and Hum Theja Meru the Handshake Concert is being [...]

Naga artists to act as cultural ambassadors

The Morung Express: 11 April, 2013 Director and Manager of Gedung Kesenian Jakarta, Bambang Subekti and Sarah Ulfah with representatives of the Rattle & Hum Music Society, Theja Meru and M. Ababe Ezung after their meeting on April 5 in Jakarta, to finalize plans for the upcoming Handshake Concert.  Handshake Concert 2013 to be held [...]

‘Handshake Concert’ held in Bangkok

Source: Times of India KOHIMA: The ‘Handshake Concert’ was held in Bangkok, Thailand this year on June 21 to commemorate World Music Day. An initiative of the Rattle and Hum Music Society, Nagaland, the event was supported by the Nagaland government, ministry of trade and commerce and the government of Thailand. The Convention Centre at [...]

From New York State to Nagaland, Art, Film and Hospitality Are Common Bonds

Source: PBS Professors Heather Layton and Brian Bailey visit Kohima, Nagaland, 2010. Photo courtesy Heather Layton. Spurred by curiosity, Heather Layton and Brian Bailey set off from Rochester, NY., last December to visit a place around the world about which they knew almost nothing. Nagaland is a state located in North Eastern India, bordering Myanmar (Burma). It’s a [...]

A Musical Meeting of Hearts and Minds

Read the review of 2010 Edition of The Hand Shake Concert held at the Habitat Centre in Delhi by Neha Sharma for Rolling Stone Magazine, India Edition. www.rollingstoneindia.com

Chants and air guitars

Source: The Hindu Nagaland-based NGO Rattle & Hum Music Society, along with Nagaland University, Rolling Stone Magazine, India and Lambency Chrysalis Academy, organised a free concert, ‘The Handshake Concert’, to celebrate World Music Day at India Habitat Centre recently. This was the third edition of The Handshake Concert featuring eminent musicians from across the country [...]

Rattle-N-Hum on World Music Day

Source: Mumbai Mirror By Vrushali Lad | Jun 19, 2009, 12.38 PM IST Normally, the insurgency-hit north eastern states of the country do not get too many chances to interact with the mainstream cities of India. In fact, very little is known about the culture of these places, hence, it comes as a pleasant surprise [...]