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Amit Trivedi lights up Bhubaneswar with a night full of romantic songs on Day 7 of the .FEST

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It’s been a week since .FEST started in
Bhubaneshwar but its enthusiasm in people continues to grow. The same was true for
Day 7, which saw over twenty thousand citizens and visitors turn up for various
programs as bollywood music director and composer, Amit Trivedi lights up
Bhubaneswar with a night full of romantic songs. Highlights of the day also included
musical performances by Odia heartthrob Swayam Padhi.
Litti Chokha, Dal Bhati and Kolkata Style Gup-Chup won the hearts of foodies as it was
widely bought by the visitors. The Night Bazaar/Flea Market gave local artists, start-ups,
performers, craftsmen, and innovators an excellent stage on which to display their
products. Visitors will get to witness the regional dance forms of Odisha like Dhuduki,
Dhap and Jodisankha as performers take over the 3 stages at Night Flea Market. Some
of the stalls that witnessed overwhelming response from the visitors are, Simple
Crazies, Urbanomad, Punjab Jutti Store, Tanveer from Himachal, Traditional Aura-
Varanasi, Red Ochre. 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.
Heading into its second week, .FEST is expected to become bigger and better in the
coming days. Day 8 i.e. 22nd January will host the theme ‘Suhana Safar’, with classical
and legendary musicians namely Unit Narayan, Alka Yagini and Satyajeet Jena taking
the stage for their solo performances.


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