.FEST In Bhubaneswar: Over 11K Turn Up For Divya Kumar, Neeti Mohan & Pragyan Hota Show
Bhubaneswar: Singers Divya Kumar and Neeti Mohan wowed the crowd with their captivating performance on the third evening of the .FEST in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday.
The festival, which has gained popularity for its shows on first two days, saw an estimated 11,000 visitors thronging the venue at Exhibition Ground in the evening. While Divya Kumar and Neeti Mohan drew the appreciation of the crowd for their songs, popular Odia singer Pragyan Hota was the star performer.
The storytelling festival, BhuFeSto, saw acclaimed filmmaker and social activist Nandita Das taking the stage with an enthralling tale.
The visitors continued to savour regional specialties from different states and international cuisines from 16 Hockey World Cup participant nations. They also enjoyed delicacies from Odisha.
The Night Bazaar/Flea Market provided a terrific platform for local artists, start-ups, performers, craftsmen, and innovators to showcase their items while bringing life to Bhubaneswar’s winter nights. With more than 120 locally created goods on display, the Flea Market, which was organised with the goal of showcasing the handicrafts and textiles of Odisha, proved to be a great crowd-puller and a shopping experience for visitors.
Sebbe-Au-Ebbe (Then & Now), a photo exhibition that celebrates Bhubaneswar’s glorious urban/city past and charts its transition, continued to remain the event’s main attraction.
Odia singers Lisa Mishra, Sniti Mishra, Ruturaj Mohanty and rapper Samir Rishu Mohanty aka Big Deal are scheduled to perform on day 4 of the .FEST on Wednesday.