The annual beach festival of our favourite getaway, Gopalpur-On-Sea, rocked it with great pomp and show
By Team Discover Brahmapur
Gopalpur Beach festival is one of the most sought-after, awaited and anticipated Beach festival of Orissa. Every year since 1996, Gopalpur-On-Sea witnesses a colourful and immensely entertaining 5-day event- the Gopalpur Beach Festival. It is organised by the Ganjam District Hotel Association to promote tourism and culture among the state.
This festival has managed to stand out of the lot with its unique themes and performances that shape the fun every year. The festival encompasses exhibitions, stalls selling a variety of goods, food shacks and fun activities through the day. The tourists and visitors from nearby areas, including Brahmapur, look forward to the cultural performances that are held in the evening on all days.
Eminent artists from all around India grace the stage and mesmerise the crowd each time. Sona Mahapatra, Neeti Mohan, Kunal Ganjawala, KK, Mamta Sharma, among others, have rocked the Gopalpur stage in the recent years.
Renowned Bollywood singer Neha Kakkar, Music Director & singer Himesh Reshamiya, Indian Idol star Revanth, popular dance group MJ5, Odisha’s little singing star Ananya, among others, performed at the beach festival 2017,