Greetings from our Team!
We take this opportunity to inform you that "Tamgi Chekla" managed by My Kangla, is an event that is to take place at the Oriwood Complex, and the initiative of which is to celebrate and encourage the talent of our local artists with reference to the band The Koi, while recognizing their enthusiasm and legacy.
The event not only aims to cater to an audience of music-savvy individuals, but will also be successful in creating a common platform to bring together a mouthpiece for popular and contemporary music and a showcase for the brimming homegrown talent.
We invite you to be a part of this wonderful event and contribute in bringing a change in the field of arts & music.
The Koi is an alternative/indie band from Manipur. The five members: Rishikesh Thangjam, Kamlesh Khundrakpam, Nongpok Arambam, Kumarjit Huirem and Sumit Lukram came together as The Koi sometime around 2012.
Rishikesh is the singer-songwriter of the group while the rest juggle guitars, bass and keyboards. Jyotin Elangbam, later joined the lineup on drums, adding his touch of subtle percussive expressions to the overall sound of the band.
They began their journey by composing Manipuri songs penned by the renowned playwright (Late) Arambam Samarendra, who is also father to Nongpok.
They have released their debut album titled Episode 1 in 2014. Their sophomore, Eigi Wabu Ningshingduna EP was released on YouTube in 2018. These releases were followed by three singles viz., Khangdaba Kaya Wangmada, Lon Na Paokhong Challibi and Leichil, as of yet.