Bhubaneswar: Following the success of the previous days, .FEST continued to witness massive turnouts on the 6th day as Sunil Grover took Bubheneshwar on a rib-tickling laughter ride.
More than sixteen thousand citizens and visitors turned in for the day. Famous Indian playback singer Shilpa Rao, and famous Odia singer Sashank Sekhar also took the audience to a musicalaly enigmatic journey.
Locals and visitors continued to enjoy the delectable regional delicacies from different Indian states as well as the international cuisines from the 16 Hockey World Cup participant nations and 24 Indian states. Additionally, they also enjoyed delicacies from Odisha. The Night Bazaar/Flea Market gave local artists, start-ups, performers, craftsmen, and innovators an excellent stage on which to display their products.
The Flea Market, which was founded with the intention of displaying the handicrafts and textiles of Odisha, proved to be a wonderful crowd-puller and a shopping experience for visitors with more than 120 locally made goods on display. Sebbe-Au-Ebbe (Then & Now), a photo exhibition that honours Bhubaneswar’s illustrious urban/city heritage and charts its transformation, remained the focal point of the occasion. The City Trails are available to visitors until February 12th, 2023, so they can fully immerse themselves in the culture and history of Bhubaneswar.
Day seven of the festival, i.e. January 21, will feature the ‘Romantic Rendezvous’ theme, with notable playback singers from Bollywood performing on chart-topping romantic tracks. Amit Trivedi and Swayam Padhi will be performing artists for the day.