Mandeep Puri , 2 Apr : The Chandigarh Administration has firmed up plans to make the three day mega event to mark the Baisakhi celebrations from April 11 to 13, an elaborate affair. The celebrations will include musical evenings by renowned Punjabi singers like Jasbir Jassi and Amrinder Gill; live performance by Meghna Naidu, a Telugu sensation; and cultural and dance performances by acrobat dancers from Ukraine.
Disclosing this here today, Ms. Amandeep Kaur, General Manager, CITCO, said that the three day cultural-cum-musical bonanza, christened “Jatta Ve Aayi Baisakhi”, would offer visitors lot of entertainment, fun, music and Punjabi fervor. The UT Administration was committed to promoting diversity of culture in Chandigarh through the medium of such events, she said.
The cultural fiesta is being organized by the Department of Tourism, UT Administration, in association with Panache, an event management company, and Cine Valley. The event will be organized at Sector 17 Plaza which will be illuminated to attract visitors from the region, said Ms. Amandeep Kaur.
Based on the theme ‘Baisakhi’, a special occasion for the people of this region, the festival will have a tinge of Punjabi culture with special emphasis on Punjabi music. With a view to making the event big and lavish in every possible way, CITCO has made arrangements for three thrilling musical nights.
Disclosing the plans for the event, Ms. Kaur said, “We shall have performances by renowned Punjabi singers and Meghna Naidu, a Telugu sensation, who shot into limelight with the release of her video ‘Kaliyon ka chaman’. Jasbir Jassi, a renowned Punjabi singer, will regale the ambiance with his astounding and latest hits on April 11.
On April 12, there will be a live performance by renowned Punjabi singer Amrinder Gill, who will set the stage aflame with his hit Punjabi numbers. Bollywood item girl Meghna Naidu will showcase her excellence in dance on day two, followed by acrobat dancers from Ukraine who will entertain the crowd with belly dance.
The three-day event would have a plethora of activities and cultural programmes and shall conclude on a high note with bhangra performance, Ms. Kaur added