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Press Release |  02 Oct 2008 11:30 |  By RnMTeam

Fever 104 FM celebrates the festive spirit of Durga Puja in Kolkata

MUMBAI: Kolkata's very own hot and happening radio station, Fever 104 FM infuses excitement to Durga Puja celebrations with an all new musical initiative. Fever 104 had launched a Band Hunt in Kolkata and the winning bands, Naireet, Canteen & Kaibolyo, have earned the privileged and much coveted dream break to perform at eminent Durga Puja pandals in Kolkata.

Adding to the Durga Puja festivity, Fever 104 FM has also sponsoredáá prominent pandals like Telengabagan, Ballygunge, Ahiritola, Sealdah Railway Athletic Club and FD Block Association Festival.

As part of the overall celebratory package for its listeners, Fever 104 FM also introduced an exciting shopping contest ÔÇ?Shop with Manali'. The on air contest was played from 8th September to 12th September. The participants were asked shopping related questions and 5 lucky winners got a chance to do shopping worth of Rs.5000/- from their favorite outlets, such asÔǪ Shoppers' Stop, City Centre, Max Mart and Rene malls respectively. This was Fever 104's tribute to the spirit of shopping which overrides Kolkata in this period.

Fever 104 FM is also organizing a Puja Pandal Hopping contest that will be played for 3 days, from September 30 to October 2. In every show, Fever 104 FM RJ will ask one puja related question to the listeners. One lucky winner will get to go for pandal hopping with his/her 2 or 3 friends accompanied by Fever RJs. The objective of this contest is to include all of Kolkata's radio listeners in the fold of the Durga Puja revelry.

Expressing Fever 104 FM's delight, Pralay Bakshi, Station Head Kolkata, Fever 104 FM said, Durga Puja is the biggest celebration in Kolkata and we wanted to celebrate and bring alive the festive spirit in a big way for our listeners. The driving thought behind organizing this Band Hunt was to encourage new talent and add to the celebrations of the festive season....

Kolkata is a very lively and vibrant city during the Puja festivities and we are very happy and proud to be a part of Durga Puja Celebrations and adding to the flavor of the celebrations. We request Kolkata to join us for the Durga Puja celebrations starting from October 6th - 8th and we hope to participate in many such gala celebrations to the city." Bakshi added.

Naireet, Canteen & Kaibolyo were the most voted bands. Sharing their excitement, Prometheus, from the winning band, Naireet says, It's unforgettable to play at the auspicious occasion of Durga Puja. We are grateful to Fever 104 FM for giving us such a platform and introducing our talent to Kolkata....