By Jagpreet Sandhu , Chandigarh, Febuary 10 : 92.7 BIG FM and SPARK PUNJABI, the international Punjabi TV Channel, on Friday announced the ‘BIG BOLI STAR” talent hunt contest, aimed at promoting Punjabi Boliyaan, a traditional Punjabi folk art. BIG Boli Star is a hunt for a 92.7 BIG FM listener who can sing the best Boliyaan. The show, which will be hosted by 92.7 BIG FM RJ Dhanveer, will be judged by the famous folk singers Gurmeet Bawa and Lachi Bawa.
A company spokesperson on the event said “Punjab is very rich in traditional art forms and Boliyaan have been passed down orally from generation to generation. As a responsible radio network, 92.7 BIG FM is ensuring that this traditional art continues to flourish, both in the rural and urban areas of Punjab. The BIG Boli Star talent hunt is expected to create a new wave of enthusiasm for traditional Punjabi culture as well as bring new talent to the forefront.”
The audition for the BIG Boli Star will be taking place in Chandigarh shortly. The shortlisted contestants will vie for the BIG Boli Star title at a spectacular finale to be held in Chandigarh, which will be telecast on Spark Punjabi.