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Meghalaya Icon- Music Competition Conceived For A Cause

Aug 05, 05:46pm

The fifth edition of Meghalaya Icon, a state based annual music competition, has been a successful affair so far, with the finale being scheduled for August 9. Primarily raising awarenesss regarding HIV-AIDS along with promoting independent artists of the state, strong positive vibes seem to be coming from the whole event.

Having a history of four editions, Meghalaya Icon - an annual music competition organized by Meghalaya AIDS Control Society in association with an external event management firm - is keeping the momentum going by conducting its 2014 iteration of the event in full swing. Using music as a medium to sensitize the population towards the high prevalence of HIV-AIDS, especially in the state, the competition has already reached its climax, with the finale scheduled to be on August 9.  Looking at the past winners, which includes the likes of The Aberrant, The 11th Hour, and Restless Desire, one can say that the competition would definitely be fierce when the last few bands battle it out next week.

Combining an awareness campaign for a serious social issue along with providing a multitude of incentives for musicians across the state to prosper, Meghalaya Icon seems to be those rare initiatives that can be making a lot of positive change happen. 

 

Visit their Facebook page for further information. 

 

 

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