Imphal: The Echoes of Mercy of Churachandpur district bagged the Red Ribbon Manipur Idol 2021 title while GMP, the Band of Imphal West and Not Funny of Kamjong stood 1st Runners Up and the 2nd Runners Up respectively.
The Red Ribbon Manipur Idol 2021 organsied by Manipur State AIDS Control Society is a music competition organised annually to generate HIV/AIDS awareness among youth.
The winner of the Red Ribbon Manipur Idol 2021 will represent Manipur at the 3rd North East Multi-Media Campaign to be held in Shillong in February 2022.
The National AIDS Control AIDS Organisation with an aim to spread HIV/AIDS awareness among youth in the North Eastern states has been organising Multi-Media Campaign exclusively for the North Eastern states.
Bands representing Manipur had won the earlier two editions of North East Multi-Media Campaign held in Kohima, Nagaland and Imphal, Manipur in 2019 and 2020 respectively.
Manipur Band the Wishes and the Innocent Eyes bagged the title of the 1st the 2nd North East Multi Media Campaign held in 2019 and 2020 respectively.
Ten bands which were the winners of their respective districts in the districts auditions held in Imphal on December 9 and 10 at Kuki Inn, Imphal competed in the state level competition held on Thursday at YAC Ground, Yaiskul, here.
Winner, 1st Runners Up and the 2nd Runners Up got cash prizes of Rs 40,000, Rs. 30,000 and Rs 20,000 respectively.