Odias at Kolkata Welfare Association, popularly known as OAK today announces its forthcoming annual event “Vande Utkal Janani-2018” by organizing a Talent Hunt Competition among the kids and couples staying in Kolkata.
Speaking on the forthcoming mega annual event “Vande Utkal Janani 2018”, Pradeep Mohapatra Secretary, OAK said “OAK started its journey 4 years back with a small Whatsapp group having 10 members only and now we have more than 600 members from different field staying in and around Kolkata. Since last 3 years we are organizing our annual programme “Vande Utkal janani” to celebrate the foundation day of Odisha. As we are a grown up organization now so this year we have decided to celebrate our annual day at Science City Auditorium on 15th April 2018 (Sunday) in a much better and bigger way. This year we are having the India’s Raw Star -2014 winner, Bollywood singer from Odisha Rituraj Mohanty and popular Odia singer Ashima Panda as our lead singer. We are also showcasing cultural heritage of Odisha on the soils of Kolkata. World famous Double Conch and Ranapa Fold dance troupe have been invited to perform.
To begin with a Talent Hunt competition was organised at Satyajit Ray Film Institute which witnessed the participation of more than 100 kids and many couples. The kids participated in competition like Singing, Drawing, Dance, etc and couples participated in best looking couple competition in presence of eminent judges from respective field.