Shillong : Shillong Chamber Choir, which has renditioned many English and Bollywood songs with their soulful and exuberant recital, have chosen to perform the patriotic song, “Vande Mataram”, during the landing of India’s Chandrayaan-2 while it will make its landing on the moon tonight.
Neil Nongkynrih, the master of the Shillong Chamber Choir, has composed the piece which will be performed by the Shillong Chamber Choir.
This was announced by Shillong Chamber Choir member Damon Lyndem. “With great pride and patriotic fervour, the Shillong Chamber Choir is delighted to share the news that the Chandrayaan Mission 2 will be beamed to billions around the world, and its moon landing will be accompanied by Neil Nongkynrih’s very own Vande Mataram which is sung by the Shillong Chamber Choir,” he wrote.
An elated Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Conrad K Sangma took to Twitter to commend the members of the team on this incredible achievement. “What a brilliant way to watch the historic landing of Chandrayaan 2 on the moon in sync with the beautiful voices of our beloved Shillong Chamber Choir. Also not forgetting Ribait Phawa who will witness the event first-hand with Hon’ble PM Narendra Modi Ji at #ISRO, he wrote.
The landing of India’s multi-crore Chandrayaan-2 project will be beamed to crores across the world, as it will be telecast on channels of international repute such as National Geographic Channel and Star Plus, on Friday. Not only this, it will also be streamed by mobile service Hotstar for those who wish to watch it on the go.