Port Blair, May 12: ‘Island Music Festival’ will begin on 21st May, 2022 at Corbyn's Cove. In the day time, patriotic singing competition would be organized for walk in tourists at Cellular Jail on Saturday by Art & Culture Department. The event would include live singing and dance competition followed by live band and dance by professional groups.

Contestants can create a video of their performance (solo singing/dancing, group singing/dancing, singing along with an instrument like guitar, instrument playing, or any other form of performing arts), upload the same on YouTube and send the link to email id This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., along with details including name, place of residence and contact number on or before 19/05/2022 before 10.am. Contestants are encouraged to sing peppy/happy songs that go well with the mood of the beach and festival.

Top 10-15 entries will be invited for live performance at Corbyn's Cove beach and the top 3 performers will be given prizes. While contestants will participate in the festival of song and dance, late evening will see live band and group dance by professionals. Food stalls will also be organized providing delicious food to accompany the music.

To carry over the enthusiasm generated by the event, beach dance classes would also be organized in the evening at Corbyn's Cove. The performance of DBRAIT would be an added attraction. If the enthusiasm permits, the event will be carried over to next weekends as well as to other beaches, so that there is continuous tourist engagement at the beaches. Any query with regard to Patriotic singing competition pl. contact Art & Culture Department (Contact No.03192-231399) and for rest of the event may kindly contact Manager, Tourism department (M.No.9933255364) and HKAM, Shri Chander Rao (M No.9434282324).


Saturday – 21/05/2022

Day time: Beach decoration contest by school children/Colleges 

Evening: Live singing competition, Group dance by professional groups

Late evening: Live band

Sunday- 22/05/2022

Evening: Live Dance Competition

Late evening: Live band