Jamshedpur: Indian independent artist and fame musician of ‘Janam Samjha Karo’ song Leslie Lewis breathed life into the audience with his performance at the ongoing Jamshedpur Carnival.
This first-time public performance of Lewis’s in Jamshedpur saw some of the rocking moments.
While Lewis performed several of his own compositions, released and unreleased, such as “Janam Samjha Karo” he also appreciated the performance of young band during the carnival. The crowd cheered in unison.
From rock music to Bhangra and from Chhau dance to garba, the people of the city got plunged into celebration of first-of its-kind at the carnival.
The organizers promised a major feast of extravaganza of entertainment in the carnival, which will continue till Sunday. The myriad facets of the Latin music, the stylish guitarists, the casual drum beats and the soulful voice have also been added to make the attendees move their feet.
Leslie, one of the first Indian composers to introduce Indian audiences to rock and pop music, feels that lot more efforts are required to promote non-film music, “Till recently, there was no alternative music and people were tired of listening to Bollywood songs.
That’s when they started surfing the internet to listen to other forms of music. If we don’t offer a platform to non-film music, how will it get noticed? Our music is so diverse that a lifetime isn’t enough to explore different sounds of India!”
Jusco has also taken safety measures with 100 security guards, an electrical audit and a safety audit. There is ambulance, a fire brigade and a team of doctors too.
Leading classical dancer Tanusree Shankar also performed during the carnival. Famous dancer Astad Deboo conducted dance workshop during the carnival.
“We want to provide a new identity to the city and boost the tourism hospitality sector. In compare to last year the event this year would be grand in every terms,” said Ronald D’costa, a city-based hotelier.
He said that during the carnival the hotels of the city will serve the best delicacies for the visitors.
Prabhakar Singh, president, Jamshedpur Hoteliers’ Association, said that through the carnival the hotels also plan to spread the taste of Jamshedpur. Even people visiting the city can enjoy it.
A food festival will also be a part of the carnival and delicacies of different states would be served for the people.