On Thursday, the Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) in collaboration with the Lions Club of Guwahati has created a space for artists to showcase their arts, below the six-mile flyover in Guwahati.
According to a report by Gplus, the inauguration will be on 14th January, Friday on the occasion of Bihu for the artists to showcase their talents.
A platform for the artist to showcase
To provide a platform for the artist, who is struggling financially amid the pandemic, GMC and Lions Club of Guwahati have created a space for them to showcase their art.
Live performances will be held every weekend: GMC Commissioner
As per GMC commissioner Devashish Sharma said, “Artists are amongst the most badly affected this pandemic by losing their means of livelihood, mostly musicians and visual artists. They are finding it hard to survive.”
“So GMC is creating two corners for them where live performances will be held every weekend – Saturday and Sunday throughout the year,” he added.
Also, the commissioner said Every artist who performs will be given Rs 4,000 per performance. He said we are aiming to provide some sources of earning apart from promoting our folk culture.