Hockey World Cup ‘Celebrations’ Features Bollywood Stars & K-Pop At Barabati Stadium In Cuttack

Bhubaneswar: In a world class celebration of hockey to commemorate the beginning of Hockey World Cup 2023 in Odisha, a star-studded show has been lined up at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on January 11.

Titled ‘Celebrations’, the show will present an attractive display of showmanship, festivity, technology, and culture. A host of glittering stars in songs, dances, and technology will perform on stage incorporating the cultural ethos of Odisha.

‘Celebrations’ that will take off two days before the official commencement of the tournament incorporates aspects of traditional Odia music and dance as well as the use of innovative new technology. It has been planned to create a spectacle that will leave audiences awe-struck.

“The ‘Celebrations’ is an integral part of the tournament as it symbolises our pride in both our state and in our nation for playing host to the Hockey World Cup for the second consecutive time. With stars from local film industries, Bollywood, traditional singers, and even acts from overseas, this promises to be a show not to be missed. It gives me great pride to offer a warm welcome to all our national and foreign guests as one of the hosts of the tournament and invite them to celebrate the spirit of hockey with us,” said Hockey India president Dilip Tirkey.

The show will feature live performances by India’s leading stars Ranveer Singh and Disha Patani along with BLACKSWAN, the famous K-Pop band featuring Odisha’s very own Shreya Lenka.

Among the stars is Pritam, the writer and composer of the Hockey World Cup 2023 Song, who will take the stage and enthral the audience along with incredible vocalists like Benny Dayal, Neeti Mohan, Lisa Mishra, Amit Mishra, Antara Mitra, Sreerama Chandra, Nakash Aziz and Shalmali Kholgade along with Namita Meleka from Odisha.

Guru Aruna Mohanty and Shiamak Davar have choreographed the dance performances. The event will also feature many local Odia stars and performers.

Tickets for the celebrations event will be available only online starting 28th Dec at 12 noon on Paytm Insider. The show will be broadcast across national TV channels

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