MyCityLinks Presents Freedom Fest 2020
A 2-week online creative and artistic talent competition for students from class V to X
Bhubaneswar : During this challenging time of COVID19 pandemic, when schools are shut, physical meetings are near impossible,To bring a fresh wave of change among the children amidst the gradual unlock, MyCityLinks has come up with a unique idea for the young minds by providing them a platform and opportunity to showcase their creativity and artistic talent, online in FREEDOM FEST 2020.
The event had been for 2 weeks from 15 Aug to 30th Aug 2020, was launched on this Independence Day via video conferencing where around participants attended online along with the jury members and guests for the occasion were Satyabrata Sanu Ratho, Editor- MyCityLinks, and Founder- Prelude, a well-known entrepreneur of Odisha, Sonu Nanda, Director, Prelude, and an experienced event management personality, Diksha Tiwary, Renowned Anchor, and Senior Associate Editor – MyCityLinks, Sulagna Routroy, Popular EMCEE, and Kuna Tripathy, Veteran Actor, Media Personality and Chairman, Odisha Film Development Corporation (OFDC).
Shri Kuna Tripathy, encouraged the children to come out of the shell to show talents
Amazing Singing talents spotted by our judges G Durga Prasad of DURGA Vighnanz – The Band and popular Ollywood Playback Singer Tapu Mishra..
With superb dance skill and enthralled the judges, renowned dance master and choreographer Babu Bhai and Biddu.
It was an equally tough battle in #The Bharat QUIZ too with Quiz Master Manas,
Some eye-capturing and heart-winning pieces of art were created by the participants on the theme of “environment” art director Subash Behera.
Creativity of the kids was at its best as the 98 participants gave some amazing poetry and debate and impressed the judges, renowned anchor and Associate Senior Editor, My City Links, Dikhya Tiwari alongwith Satyabrat Sanu Ratho, Editor, My City Links and Founder, Prelude.
We were excited to watch the 61 kids perform with their anchoring and mono-acting skills. Sulagna Routroy and famous media personality and Chairman, OFDC, Kuna Tripathy
Workshop on Psychological Impact of COVID19 Situation on Children, by Sushmita Bagchi, that was attended by many parents as well as children.
The finale was a star studded affair as all the judges came together to encourage the finalists abiding to all covid SOPS at Bocca Café, Award ceremony was hosted by ZOOM and got live on Facebook for audience.