Beach Lovers Festival in Vizag: The famed pop star Shakeera is poised to add aesthetic beauty to the Vizag beach with her scintillating performance for three days in February during the Beach Love Festival.
Of course, the event is also likely to raise the hackles of women activists opposing Shakeera, who is viewed as an ambassador for transport foreign culture.
Beach Lovers Festival in Vizag
Positive Global Services and Consultancy of Mumbai are the organizers of the festival. Representatives of this company have already visited Erramatti Dibbalu, Sagarnagar and Thotla to select a 10 acre site to hold the mega event festival fun and frolic.
Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll is a Columbian singer, dancer and record producer. Rock and roll, belly dancing, among others are her forte. Shakira’s official song for the 2010 FIFA world cup, “Waka, Waka’ (the time for Africa) became the biggest world selling song of all times.
She has five MTV music awards, two Grammy awards to her credit, According to the organizers, over 9,000 couples descending from across the globe, will merrily sing and dance along with Shakira and enthral the fun-seekers. The Beach Festival is scheduled to happen soon after the Partnership summit-2.
The festival will be jointly held by Department of Youth Affairs, Tourism Department and Visakhapatnam Urban Development Authority. Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will be the chief guest.
Rock shows by eminent singers of global repute, food festival, beauty contests, cultural events by the Hollywood, Bollywood and stars from southern India would form the mega festival.
An officer from tourism department said sports and games would be held in a big way and well known sports persons have been invited.
“The face of Vizag beach will undergo a radical change with this event. All the foreign couples would live in colourful tents on the beach and participate in the events in the evening.
Shakeera is expected to entertain all the three days,’’ the official said and added that invitations have been sent to youth organizations and event managers of many foreign countries.
He said the most attractive event, other than Shakeera show, would be pyrotechnics. The entire sky would be lit up on the concluding day of the Lovers Festival. Such festivals in the name of tropical beach lovers’ festivals are held regularly in Japan.