Chhatrapur: Renowned Bollywood singer Neha Kakkar will perform during the annual Gopalpur Beach Festival this year, Gopalpur MLA Dr Pradeep Kumar Panigrahi announced today.
The announcement came after the first preparatory meeting for the famous Beach Festival held at the conference hall of the Ganjam District Collectorate here on Tuesday.
Panigrahi presided the meeting with the presence of District Collector Premchand Choudhury and senior district level officials from various departments including police, fire, health, tourism, transport and others.
The meeting unanimously decided to hold the mega event from December 24 to 28, 2017. Panigrahi said that efforts will be made to display the local art and culture as well as the culture of different parts of the country in the festival to attract more tourists and visitors this year.
A series of events, including cultural shows, charukala, pallishree mela, handloom and craft fair, trade fair, food festival etc. will be held in the five-day-long beach festival, said the District Collector.
The next meeting will be held on December 17 at Gopalpur circuit house in this connection, he added.