Fiona Demmingway, Class of 2014

The preliminary rounds of the 11th ICMC

The preliminary rounds of the 11th Inter College Music Competition (ICMC)was successfully completed on the 5th, 6th and 7th of December, 2014 in Bhrikutimandap Garden.

The event saw the participation of over 36 colleges and music school bands from Kathmandu, Butwal, Dharan and Pokhara. And, after the three days of preliminary rounds, thirteen bands namely IOE Pulchwok, Sangeet Pathshala D, Sangeet Pathshala B,Saipal, Rato Bangla School,GEMS, The Ace Institute of Management,Jamsthan A, Jamsthan B and NMCHS made it to the finals. The jugement was done on the basis of seventy percentile judges scores and thrity percentile audience vote. The juges of the event were Nikhil Tuladhar, Sharad Shrestha and Bijay Shrestha. The Preliminary rounds saw the presence of guests bands such as Monkey Temple, Vomitting Snakes, Fusion Mantra, The Exorcists , Ember Eyes, Breach Not Broken and Narsamhaar.

The finals is set to happen on the 20th December, 2014 at Jawalakhel Ground where Mukti& Revival will be headlining among other guest bands like X Mantra and Vomitting Snakes.

ICMC from the very start of its inception has aimed at providing young college students and aspiring musicians an opportunity to exhibit their musical talents and has always paved a way for the emergence of new musicians who can be valuable artists for the country.