Bhubaneswar: “Pilanka Akhaya” night of 30th PECUC Sisumela. The Amphitheatre of Ekamrahat echoed with the everlasting songs of Legendary Singer, Lyricist & Music Director Late Akshaya Mohanty, on the voice of little children, as the evening progressed. In a unique way children paid tribute to the Icon of Odia Music on his 17th Death Anniversary.
Singer of the young generation Abhijit Padhi honoured with prestigious Pilanka Akshaya Samman 2019. Eminent singer Smt Shyamamani Devi,Mr Prabeep kumar Biswal, IAS, Additional Secretary, Finance Dept. Govt. of Odisha, renowned Singers Laxmikant Palit, Subas Dash, Bandita Das, Ghasiram Panda Social Worker,Sj jatin Dash , Senior Journalist , Rupak Mohanpatra, Programme Manager, NRHM ,Madhabananda Beura ,Journalist were spoke on the occassion. Mrs. Adaramani Boral, Chairman, Mr. Ranjan Kumar Mohanty, Secretary, Dr. Minakhi Panda, Director, Mrs. Anuradha Mohanty, Executive Director, of PECUC, also spoke on the occasion.
Ekamrahat reverberate with songs like Udashi Akhi……, Udi Udi Jaere Mora Gudi……, Sei Dipa Achhi……, Mana Hajijae……, Danei Das Kahere Bhai….,Paradeshi Bandhu…., Chithi Mor Tiki Chadhei….., Shikari Shikari……., Smruti Eka Rupa Janha….., Chumki Chumki…., Jajabar Mana Mora…., Phur Kini Udi Gala…., Tor Mor Katha Heba…, Jharaka Kholi….., Nadira Nama…, Mayabini Bana Jyotsna…, Sabi Sabi…, Batoi Bhai…. etc. The singers were Anjalideepa, Abhijit, Nirbishesh, Smaranika, Akankhya, Tanushree, Dibyanshu, Santosh, Rudra Madhab, Niharika & Adysha. The programme was nicely anchored by Soumya Priyadarshi & Sovnit Patnaik .
The veteran musicians Mr Sarat Pani, M. Simadri, Babloo & Alok accompanied the child singers. The prizes distributed by the guests to the winners of song competition. The programme was organized by PECUC in joint collaboration with Rotary Club Unique, Bhubaneswar.
Fine Art, Elocution and Quiz competition were also organised among the children in the morning. Manas Ranjan Nayak, Shushree Shailani Suman, Shishir Bahinipati and Manoranjan Mishra joined as judges for this competitions.
Mrs. Ratna Dash, Mr Prashant Kumar Mallick, Mr. Panu Behera,, Ganeswar Singh, Monalisa Patro , Upama Mohanty, Bamdev Jena, Pridarshini .of PECUC conducted the programme.