3-day Bhojpur Utsav commences today

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 07 Mar 2016 16:51:08

Staff Reporter,

THE Bhojpur Utsav, organised by the Culture Department, will begin at Bhojpur Shiva temple premises, on Monday and will continue till March 9. Bhojpur festival is being organised in associatoin with District administration, Raisen. Surendra Patva, Minister of State for Culture, will inaugurate the function at 7 pm.

Sonu Nigam.

Sonu Nigam, noted playback singer, will be the main attraction of the programme. Yasmin Singh, young Kathak dancer, will perform solo and her group artists will also perform devotional dances.


Sona Mahapatra.

Sona Mahapatra, playback singer, will sing devotional songs. While, on the concluding day, March 9, the folk dances of Nimar, Malwa and Bundelkhand regions with the traditional costumes will perform folk dances.

Later, a national level poet meet will be held. Noted poets who have been invited to sing poems, Shalini Sargam, New Delhi, Hariom Pavar, Merruth, Shailesh Lodha, Mumbai, Jagdeesh Solanki, Kota, Pradeep Chaubey, Gwalior, Ramesh Sharma, Chittor, Rakesh Sharma, Badnavar and Ashok Bhati, Ujjain.

They will recite poems on the open air stage. The Culture Department, every year, organises Bhojpur festival at the Shiva temple premises.