Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will inaugurate Bidar Utsav here on Saturday.
The three-day festival will have cultural programmes, adventure sports, events for children, a national level mushayira, patang utsav, art camp, photo exhibition, wrestling, body building among other events.
A mini marathon will be held from the Baridshahi garden in the new city to the fort in the old city on Saturday. A kite festival will be inaugurated at 7.30 a.m. on the Barud Khana premises in the fort.
On the main stage, Harshadeep Kaur will sing sufi and Hindi pop music. Sabari brothers from Jaipur will present a Qawali performance.
Teams of the south central cultural zone, Natyashree Nrutyalaya and Jeevaraj Shanta Nrutya Kendra will perform dances. Anjali Desai of Jamkhandi will present Bharata Natyam. Vijay Kumar Sonare will present a skit on communal harmony.
Apart from this, variety cultural programs will be held in the Rangmandir throughout the day.
Umashree, Minister of State for Kannada and Culture, will release a souvenir at the inaugural ceremony. Other representatives will be present.
Courtesy : The Hindu