Harshit enthrals audience at Holi fest
- Harshit enthrals audience at Holi fest
Dharam Prakash Gupta
Tribune News Service
Sujanpur Tihra (Hamirpur), March 12
Playback singer and Voice of India-fame artiste Harshit Saxsena was the star performer at the last cultural evening of the three-day state-level Holi festival of Sujanpur Tihra here.
Harshit started with hit songs from the latest Hindi films. Songs like "Meri umar ke nojwano" from "Karz" made youngsters go dancing. He went on to enthral the audience till the end of the programme.
Singers Muskan and Mukul also regaled the audience. Local artistes from the Mandavay Kala Manch, Mandi, the Shakati Kala Manch, Junga, and folk artistes from Shimla district and other areas also performed on the occasion.
The second cultural evening of the festival on Tuesday was devoted to Pahari folk singers Karnail Rana and Dheeraj Sharma. Both of them presented choicest of Pahari folk songs and were able to establish personal chord with the audience.
The artistes of the Pulkit and Ramik group from New Delhi also entertained the audience. Hari Sandhu presented popular song of Mohammad Rafi like "Ik hasin sham ko dil mera kho gaya" etc.
Hamirpur DC Abhishek Jain was the chief guest at the closing ceremony. He performed pooja at the Murli Manohar temple. Later, a procession was taken to Chowgan in which the DC and other dignitaries participated wearing colourful turbans.
Sports competitions also came to end on the last day of the festival. In the final of the wrestling competition, Jauni of Ghumarwin won the championship by defeating Sanjay of Sundernagar.