SHILLONG, Jun 14: A band from Shillong will be performing at the Belize International Jazz Festival at Belize, Central America.
The 4th Element will be leaving Shillong on June 18 to participate in the festival which starts on the June 16 and goes on till the June 24.
Numerous artists and bands from different countries will take part – Mexico, Hungary, Quba, USA, and Belize itself to name a few.
The 4th Element has also been invited to perform in New York City on June 28 but unfortunately they will not be able to perform due to unavoidable circumstances.
The band members are excited to perform at the Belize International Jazz Festival and have also included a few Khasi songs in the lineup, which have been musically arranged according to the styles and elements of the band.
4th Element of Shillong will be the first band from India ever to play not only at the jazz festival but in the beautiful Caribbean coast line country of Belize itself.
This five member band consists of Ribor Mb, Sam Shullai, Amit Mullick, Jeffrey Laloo and Amabel Susngi.
4th Element has taken part in other jazz festivals earlier on like the – The Jazz Mandu festival, Kathmandu in 2013, The Phillipines International Jazz Fest, Phillipines in 2015, Sing-Jazz, Singapore in 2015 and Delhi International Jazz Fest in 2016.
With The Belize International Jazz Festival as their next stepping stone, a connecting path will surely open for other Festivals and events in the future.