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Jamshedpur, Dec 12: There are just 7 days left for the start of Jamshedpur Carnival 2014 fete. From Salsa dancers of Europe to rock music and food festival to cultural parade, the city is getting ready to host the second edition of ‘Jamshedpur Carnival’ from December 19 to 21 at Gopal Maidan.

The carnival is being organised jointly by Tata Steel and Jusco in association with Jamshedpur Hotelier Association.

The carnival will start with a carnival parade from Jubilee park till Gopal Maidan spreading the message of festivity all around.

Sunil Bhaskaran, deputy vice president, corporate services, Tata Steel, said that overwhelmed with the response last year, the company decided to organise the event this year too but on a grand scale.

While addressing the media at Centre for Excellence, he said that apart from musical band performances, events like Master Chef Contest, food festival, painting competition, dance and cultural events have been lined up.

Apart from this well known music composer Leslie Lewis of Colonial Cousins fame and leading classical dancer Tanusree Shankar will also perform during the carnival.

Famous dancer Astad Deboo will conduct dance workshop during the carnival. The entertainment extravanganza will also witness host of performances including by Oriental Express, a Latin American band from Kolkata.

Singh said the Jamshedpur Hotelier Associations would organize Master Chef Competition for women, besides offering exquisite variety of Indian and Continental food.

“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.

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