After ‘Scribblemania’, the first ever write – up exhibition in the state, ‘The TERRACE – Open Mic.’ was being put in place by TOTELL which was held on 29th and 30th of December at TOTELL tower at Agartala.
One indication of Tripura being growing with the skills of words and music, is the huge crowd and gathering in the first-ever Open Mic. event named ‘The TERRACE – Open Mic.’.
Around 100 participants participated with their original creations in the event. With the aim of promoting the young talents of Tripura by providing them an open space to showcase their skills to the broader audience, TOTELL conceptualized the event in association with Enlive Production.
From addressing the social issues and causes to making people laugh with their comedy, participants performed in the four categories – Poetry, Story Telling, Solo Music and Stand Up Comedy.
‘The TERRACE – Open Mic.’is supposed to be the first ever alike event in the state. TOTELL is a platform which provides a bigger sphere to the budding talents of Tripura as well as NorthEastern region to explore more. “This two day event focused to enhance public speaking capabilities and building confidence to put up one’s thoughts and views” said the co-founder of TOTELL, Joysankar Bhattacharjee.
Apart, throughout the 2 days of the open Mic., there were guests like many eminent journalists, MJ from BigFm, publishers, senior writers, poets, musicians, editors, advocates, photographers, bands and northeast-based models as well.
All of them performed or interacted in their own way and appreciated the concept of the event and the efforts of the performers as well. When asked about the future prospect of The Terrace – Open Mic., Swattik Chakraborty & Antima Baidya, members of organizing team who also hosted the show, jointly agreed to the point that, in future the organizing committee would like to develop The Terrace Open Mic as a complimentary Personality Development Tool for the People of Tripura and also aspire to make it a platform to address serious issues and threats to the society, as their motto is to; Speak, Think & Transform, said the two anchors.
All the performances were recorded individually and the participants were felicitated with mementos.