The Nana Rao Memorial Park will host the three-day Bithoor Mahotsav from February 10 to 12. Exhibitions of well-known Uttar Pradeshi items will be held as part of this programme under the One District One Product Scheme. In this program various competitions will be organised in Inter College and Degree College of Kanpur city. The schedule of the Mahotsav is as follows -
1. Half Marathon
On February 10, the Ganga Half Marathon will take place as part of the Bithoor festival. The marathon will finish in Brahmavart Ghat Bithoor, having started at Sarsaiya Ghat crossing at 6:30 am. The procedure for registering online has already begun. Men and women who are interested in applying can register at www.bithoormahotsav.com. The deadline for submissions is February 8. The minimum age of participants should be 18 years.
2. Quiz Competition
The first round that is the qualifying round will be held at C.S.J.M. University, Kanpur at 10:00 am. Those who are interested in applying can register at https://www.bithoormahotsav.com/.
3. Kailash Kher Concert
Catch Padma Shri Kailash Kher live at the Bithoor Mahotsav from 7pm onwards followed by a poetry session from 9pm onwards. Anyone can attend this festival at Nana Rao Memorial Park.
1. Quiz Competition
The final round of the quiz competition will be held at Nanarao Smarak, Bithoor.
2. Crazy Hoppers Dance Event
The finalists of India’s Got Talent 8 & 9 will be performing for the Bithoor Mahotsav from 7pm onwards.
3. Hemant Brijwasi Live Concert From 8pm
Indian singer Hemant Brijwasi, also known by his stage name "Hemu," took home the 2009 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs television contest victory at the age of eleven. At the age of 20, he emerged victorious from the TV series Rising Star 2. He sang playback for the films Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi and Soorma.
1. Performance By Prince Dance Group At 7pm
The Berhampur, Odisha, based Prince Dance Group is a dance group that won the Colours TV reality series India's Got Talent. The majority of the group's members are from underprivileged areas in the Ganjam district and are from a remote region in India. Among them, two have physical disabilities.
2. Maithili Thakur Live Concert From 8pm
Indian playback vocalist Maithili Thakur has training in both folk and Indian classical music. She has performed extensively in Hindi, Bengali, Maithili, Urdu, Marathi, Bhojpuri, Punjabi, Tamil, English, and other Indian languages, singing both original compositions and renditions of traditional folk music.
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