Shillong:Meghalaya’s own Reuben Mewanshuwa Hadem won the ‘NE Body Can Singh-2019- Season IV’ completion which was held today at U Soso Tham Auditorium, Shillong on the occasion of Prasar Bharati Foundation Day, while Supriya Laimayum of Manipur took the second spot.
NE Body Can Sing is a musical reality show to explore the young talents of the North-east and provide a platform for budding artists from different parts of the region.
The grand finale of Season- IV of NE Body Can Sing pitted seven contestants. Mudang Buggi (Arunachal Pradesh), Anannya Choudhury (Assam), Supriya Laimayum (Manipur), Reuben Mewanshuwa Hadem (Meghalaya), RK Lalduhkima (Mizoram), Sentisangla Oungth (Nagaland) and Joseph Sada (Sikkim) took part in the fourth season of NE Body Can Sing 2019.
Winner Reuben Mewanshuwa Hadem was awarded in the form of artist contract worth one lakh rupees with certificates and mementos while the runner-up Supriya Laimayum took home artist contract worth 50,000 rupees with certificates and mementos. Other participating contestants were awarded artist contracts of 6700 rupees and certificates.
Shashi Kant ADG (E), North East Zone AIR and DDK who graced the occasion as the Chief Guest said that such competition provides a platform for budding and young artists of the region. The North East is a place where there is no shortage of talents in the field of music and arts, and such platform provided by All India Radio will benefit everyone, he added.