Non –Stop entertainment on day three at .FEST raises the city’s excitement
The .FEST is undoubtedly bringing the people of Bhubaneswar on an exciting journey.The first two days of the event had an excellent turnout of locals and guests, while day three saw an estimated eleven thousand number of locals and visitors attend.
Day 3 of the .FEST, to the delight of the audience, saw incredible performances once
more in a revitalised and endearing avatar where Indian playback singers Divya Kumar,
Neeti Mohan wowed the crowd with their music. Popular Odia playback singer Pragyan
Hota, performed a captivating performance, getting the crowd rolling. The storytelling
festival, BhuFeSto, culminates with spead of joy as Acclaimed filmmaker and social
activist Nandita Das appeared on the stage with an enthralling tale.
The locals and visitors continued to savor the delicious regional specialties from various
Indian states, as well as the international cuisines from the 16 Hockey World Cup
participant nations and 24 Indian states. 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. The City Trails are open to tourists until February 12th, 2023, to
get a holistic essence of Bhubaneswar city’s Culture and Heritage.
On Day 4 of the .FEST, which has the “Chak De Odisha” theme, locals can catch their
favourite Odia artists performing on the finest tracks. The performance of singers Lisa
Mishra, Sniti Mishra, Ruturaj Mohanty, and Odia rapper Samir Rishu Mohanty aka Big
Deal will enthrall the audience on 18 th January 2023.