SIAL OFF

WHAT IS SIAL OFF?

SIAL OFF provides an exceptional opportunity for visitors and exhibitors to explore Shillong and its surroundings. With SIAL OFF, NEFS will curate off-Venue events especially for interested exhibitors and visitors that will showcase Shillong’s musical and cultural heritage.  SIAL-OFF also offers visitors the opportunity to discover Shillong city through its tourist sites, food and many other activities that the city has to offer. To fully discover the state of Meghalaya, one must not miss the opportunity of venturing out of Shillong and exploring the immense natural sights that makes Meghalaya one of the most sought-after tourist destination in India.

SIAL-OFF MUSICAL EVENINGS

4th December 2019

COLOURS
Musical Evening featuring one of Shillong’s iconic cover bands – COLOURS. COLOURS was started in 2004 and still rocking till this very day. The band is about to cross its 800th show and have performed in many places in the country which includes popular cities like Delhi, Kolkata, Goa, Assam and all parts of Northeast.

The band is influenced by Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin, Whitesnake, Iron Maiden, Metallica, Guns n Roses, Bon Jovi, and many more. Also influenced by contemporary artists like Elvis, Beatles, Monkees, Cliff Richard, Ray Charles, etc.

The Band have shared stage performances with international bands like White Lion, Firehouse, Smokies and popular Indian band like Indus Creed, Parikrama etc.

The band includes: Danny – Vocals / Ribhalang – Drums / Phalangri – Guitars / Harwell – Bass / Hubert – Keyboardist and Manager of the Band.

Venue: Cloud 9, The Centre Point Hotel, Police Bazaar, Shillong 

Time: 8pm onwards

Cost: Rs 2000/- per head [Includes the price of Admission + Drinks & Snacks]

To book this event, kindly contact Alethea Kynta at alethea.kynta@gmail.com / +916009003484

5th December 2019

4th ElementMusical Evening featuring 4th Element. 4th Element is the only band in the North East that bends the Elements of Funk, Jazz, RnB and Soul.
The band has travelled the length and breadth of the country and overseas. Some of the most successful destinations and stages include – The Nisville Jazz Festival in Serbia, The Belize International Jazz Festival in Belize, The Philippines International Jazz Festival (Manila), The Jazzmandu Festival (Kathmandu), The Delhi International Jazz Festival (New Delhi), The Hyderabad International Jazz Festival (Hyderabad), The South Asian Bands Festival (New Delhi), The band has also performed in Tulum in Mexico, and also in Singapore. The band has performed all over India be it Pubs/Clubs, Concerts and Festivals. This time Filiz Langstieh a renowned guitarist /performer will be performing a few songs with 4th Element.

Venue: The Evening Club, Eee Cee Hotel, Police Bazaar, Shillong 

Time: 8pm onwards

Cost: Rs 2000/- per head [Includes the price of Admission + Drinks & Snacks]

To book this event, kindly contact Alethea Kynta at alethea.kynta@gmail.com / +916009003484

Download the SIAL OFF Guide Booklet

SIAL-OFF “DISCOVER THE CITY” TOURS

4th – 8th December 2019

For visitors who want to explore the city of Shillong either during the event dates or post the event, there are many tourists sights in and around the city that are easily accessible within a 25kms radius of the city. For information and to book a sight-seeing tour in Shillong, kindly contact our official Tour Guide Partner: Rockski Hospitality [Rafael Manners: +919366659267 / rafael@rockski.in]

SIAL-OFF “WEEKEND TRIPS” TOURS

7th December / 8th December 2019

For Visitors & Exhibitors staying back in Shillong after the end of the North-East Food Show, SIAL-OFF has curated One-Day / Weekend Getaway Tours to the outskirts of the city of Shillong to discover the natural beauty and picturesque landscapes of Meghalaya.

DAY TRIP/WEEKEND TRIP TO SOHRA (CHERRAPUNJI): View the majestic waterfalls or take short treks to the mouth of the famous Nohkalikai Waterfall and the three-tiered Weisawdong Waterfalls in Sohra; stroll through the Arwah caves or simply take in the amazing views from numerous viewpoints in Sohra; walk on the famous living root bridges in Nongriat.

DAY TRIP/WEEKEND TRIP TO DAWKI: Discover the crystal-clear waters of the Umngot River at Dawki, a village bordering the country of Bangladesh; take a boat ride or go snorkeling and kayaking in Shnongpdeng village and walk on the famous suspension bridge.

DAY TRIP/WEEKEND TRIP TO MAWLYNGBNA: Camp in rustic surroundings and explore hidden caves & waterfalls; go river canyoning or kayaking or simply enjoy the surroundings with treks to discover age-old fossils.

To book any of the tours, kindly contact our official Tour Guide Partner: Rockski Hospitality [Rafael Manners: +919366659267 / rafael@rockski.in]

SIAL-OFF GUIDE 

Discover the city of Shillong through its numerous cafes, restaurants and local food joints for a gastronomic experience. Shop for handicrafts, souvenirs and knick-knacks to carry back home or simply stroll around the city and discover hidden gems tucked into nooks and corners. For a comprehensive guide of what to do in Shillong during the NEFS Event dates, download our SIAL-OFF Guidebook.

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