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About Debarun Borthakur

Debarun Borthakur has been a journalist for the last 7 years in many national as well as regional news dailies. His forte is music and loves to be honest with his words. He has been strumming the guitar for a decade now and swears by authentic Delta blues and Seattle's grunge.

September 18, 2012

ZIRO – Mud, music and madness

By - on 18/09/2012 at 6:35 pm


It was three days of love, peace and music – not in Woodstock, but Ziro. As the picturesque meadows echoed with sounds of 20 ensembles from around the country, the Northeast swayed to its first indie fest of tunes. Every time someone talks about a music festival the first thing that comes to one’s mind is indeed Woodstock 1969. Often hailed as the “mother of all music festivals”, it never ceased to acquire a mention whenever there is a reference to a magnificent association between love, peace, harmony and music. But guess what, all of that is about to change and especially for the people who were at the Ziro Festival of Music in Arunachal…