Festival

.FEST Offers City Bands a Platform to Showcase Their Talent

Bhubaneswar: Day 11 of .FEST (Bhubaneswar City Festival) continued to drawaudiences in thousands whowere left amazed by the performances at the festival.Today visitors to the festival witnessed a thrilling competition between local school and non-school rock bands in Bhubaneswar Bandwidth – Drumming Up for Glory. An initiative organized by Bhubaneswar Development Authority and Odisha Tourism, the […]

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254 SHG Members Join .FEST

Bhubaneswar: Taking the inclusiveness of the .FEST to another level, the city authorities today included 254 members of self-help-groups (SHGs) from across the city and the members enjoyed both the music programme of the 11th evening and food at the International Food Festival. This innovative step came just after inclusion of residents of all the […]


International Story Telling Festival BhuFeSto Opens

Bhubaneswar: BhuFeSto – International Storytelling Festival kicked off to a packed audience today here with hundreds of people attending every session. All three venues – Indira Gandhi Park, Kharavela Park and Buddha Jayanti Park received tremendous response. The sign language storytelling session at Indira Gandhi Park witnessed around 200 Deaf children enjoying the session hosted by […]


Coke Studio Presents Clinton Cerejo at .FEST

Bhubaneswar: Day 6 of the inaugural edition of.FEST (Bhubaneswar City Festival) hosted yet another lively crowd who witnessed a splendid opening act by talented Odisha born singer, Rojalin Sahu. What followed was a memorable experience for the ten thousand plus audience as Clinton Cerejo and the Band performed and captivated them on the Coke Studio stage. As […]


Renowned Dancers Dazzle Audiences at .FEST

Bhubaneshwar: The ongoing .FEST (Bhubaneshwar City Festival) continues to offer audiences a one of a kind experience with visitors attending in thousands every day. Day 5 presented a sensational dance production by Odissi exponent – Aruna Mohanty, recipient of the prestigious Padma Shri award and many more to her name. The renowned performer and teacher wowed […]


Curtain Raiser BhuFeSto at .FEST

Bhubaneswar, December 5, 2018 – India is a land of rich history and culture and storytelling has always been an integral part of every person growing up. People in India have grown up listening to stories that have been passed down from generations and has not only taught people important life lessons but also the […]


Over 350 Speakers to Join ZEE JLF 2019

Festival Speakers announced – The Festival announced its line-up of over 350 speakers including Akhil Katyal, Ben Okri, Benyamin, Bettany Hughes, Colson Whitehead, Darryl Jones, David Olusuga, Ira Mukhoty, Jeffery Archer, Mary Beard, Navtej Sarna, Priyamvada Natarajan, Reni Eddo Lodge, Shashi Tharoor, Sven Beckert and Venki Ramakrishnan. Jaipur Music Stage – With discovery, variety and collaboration at the heart […]


IGNITE 2019 Invites Film Submission

Bhubaneswar: A nation’s growth is dependent on its society. A prosperous society makes way for a healthy and developing country. But India as a country is still suffering from number of social problems even after 60 years of independence. Illiteracy, poverty, unemployment, population growth, child labor, dowry , domestic violence, casteism, alcoholism, drug abuse, corruption […]


Odisha Witnesses an Exuberant Kick Off at .FEST

Bhubaneswar: The first edition of.FEST(Bhubaneswar City Festival)organized by Bhubaneswar Development Authority and Odisha Tourism was launched with all pomp and gaiety last evening.The festival,which coincides with Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2018 hosted in Bhubaneswar, saw an astounding turnout of thousands of attendees from different parts of the world and the country on Day 1. The […]