9th Day of .FEST took the Bhubaneswar people on a Fusion Fiesta like Never Before
More than fifteen thousand people from all corners of the
city converged at the IDCO Exhibition Ground on Day 9 of .FEST to witness the fusion fiesta like
never before by Siddharth Mahadevan, Shivam Mahadevan, Srinidhi Ghatate and Aseema
Panda. All the artists were felicitated by Shri, Saumendra Kumar Priyadarshi, IPS, Commissioner
of Police, Bhubaneswar-Cuttack.
Dot fest turned bigger and inclusive today as 100 BMC SUH-Urban Homeless indulge in the city
festivities on the 9th day of Bhubaneswar Live.
Day 9 of .FEST started with immersive Nature Trails in the morning, post which visitors got a
chance to explore temple food and desserts at Old Town. The International Food Festival, which
has been a big crowd-puller since the beginning saw foodies turn up in numbers to enjoy
cuisines and dishes from around the world. The International Food festival flourished with over
INR12 Lakhs in business on the previous day, i.e., 22nd January.
The Flea Market, which was founded with the intention of displaying the handicrafts and
textiles of Odisha, also proved to be a wonderful crowd-puller, offering a shopping experience
for visitors with more than 120 stalls showcasing locally made goods and crafts. The Flea
market made business worth around INR 7.6 Lakhs on 22nd January, which highlights that .FEST
has provided regional entrepreneurs with an opportunity like never before.
Day 10 of the .FEST will feature the final Bhubaneswar live concert, hosting the theme of ‘Non-
stop Bhubaneswar’. Artists and performers for the night will include Sukhwinder Singh, Salman
Yusuff Khan, Pawandeep Rajan, Arunita Kanjilal.