The Zofa Global Network and the Green Mizoram Network organized mobile charity concerts for flood victims called “In Aid of Disaster Victims in Myanmar” on 6 and 7 August in Aizawl, Mizoram State, North East India.
On 6 August, the mobile charity concerts were held at the Bawngkawn, Chanmari, New Market and the Millennium Centre in Aizawl.
On 7 August, the concerts were held at Thakthing Bazar (Mizzion Veng), Khatla Kawn, Vaivakawn and Israel Point in Aizawl.
Performing were the top Mizo singers Rosangliana (Zo Rock), Sawmtea, Manuna Chawngthu, Ronald Zothantluanga, Zualboihi, Sangkimi Khiangte, Lawmi Khiangte, Feli Fanai and Rosy Zorinpuii.
The Presbyterian Church also asked all churches in Aizawl to contribute towards the aid effort and asked those in towns and villages to also pitch in if they can. A local TV network has also called for contributions from viewers.
Two of the state’s main student unions, the MZP and the MSU, have also appealed to all students in the state to contribute one-day’s lunch worth of money to be sent as aid to the flood-affected people.
Another group of musicians is also planning a concert for later this month.
People United in Music with a Purpose (PUMP) has organised a Charity Concert for victims of the flooding in Myanmar on 14 and 15 August in front of the Millennium Centre, in Aizawl.
The following singers and bands will be performing on 14 August: C.Luri, Zoramchhani, Mami Varte, Manunna (Hardray), Andrew Laltlankima, Henry Varte, Ruthi Ch.Ralte, Zorini Khiangte, Feli Thangluah, Dr.Zothansanga, DJ Lalvenhimi, Sawmtea Chhangte, Mizo Cardinal Choir, David Vanlalpeka, Lancy Remlalhruaii, Pratima, Spi, Michael M Sailo, Zualboihi, May-i, Ruatfeli (Triau Track), Hmingtea, and The Breeze.
The following singers and bands will be performing on 15 August: Lawmi Khiangte, Lungmuana Chhangte, The Prophets, Stacy VL Muanpuii, Forever Young, The Keys, Hlimhlimi, Henry Varte, Rosy K. Remsangpuii, Temi Sailo, Betea, TBZ Choir, leprosy Mission Choir, Mizo Cardinal Choir, Feli Fanai, Laikai ROCK, Tribal Power, Hexatone, 3rd Eye, Radiowave and Kroashia.