4th Element, a band based in Shillong, will represent India at the Belize International Jazz Festival at Belize, Central America this year.
The festival is set to begin on June 16 and will conclude on June 24.
The five-member band comprises of Ribor Mb, Sam Shullai, Amit Mullick, Jeffrey Laloo and Amabel Susngi.
Bands from all over the world will take part in the jazz festival. Countries Mexico, Hungary, Quba, USA, and Belize itself will showcase their own bands at the festival.
The band members are incredibly excited and honoured to perform at such a prestigious festival and is said to have included a few Khasi songs in the line-up.
4th Element will be the first band from India to play not only at the festival but in Belize itself.
4th Element has taken part in several other jazz festivals like the Jazz Mandu festival in Kathmandu in 2013, the Phillipines International Jazz Fest, Phillipines in 2015, Sing-Jazz festival in Singapore in 2015 and the Delhi International Jazz Fest in 2016.
Here’s a video of their earlier performance at International Jazz Festival