Kolkata, October 05, 2015: Vodafone India, one of India’s leading telecommunications service providers, today announced the 15thedition of ‘Vodafone Aagomoni’, a nightlong grand musical extravaganza to usher in Durga Pujo 2015, featuring a slew of breathtaking performances by renowned artists from Kolkata and Mumbai.
This year, ‘Vodafone Aagomoni’ will keep its annual date with the city on Sunday, October 11, 2015 at Science City Auditorium, Kolkata, from 7:30 PM onwards. The highlights of the evening will be performances by some of India’s most talented artistes – Debojyoti Mishra, Tanusree Shankar, Lopamudra Mitra, Srikanto Acharya, Joy Sarkar, Sourendro and Soumyojit, Purbayan Chatterje, Mahalakshmi Iyer, Somlata Acharyya Chowdhury, Rupankar, Bickram Ghosh and Taufiq Qureshi, to name a few.
The curtains will go up with the traditional lamp lighting by Anand Sahai, Business Head – Kolkata and West Bengal, Vodafone India and Tanusree Shankar, followed by a conventional welcome performance with the rhythm of the dhakis. The beat of the dhaks accompanied by the chanting of slokas will set the tone for the rest of the evening.
Making a formal announcement on the much awaited annual Mahalaya extravaganza, Anand Sahai, Business Head – Kolkata & West Bengal, Vodafone India said, “Hosting Kolkata’s signature pre Durgotsav event, the Vodafone Aagomoni for fifteen years now, gives us great pride and enforces our credo- ‘Vodafone’s Kolkata, Kolkata’s Vodafone. What started with an intention of weaving the Vodafone brand with the local fibre of Kolkata, has today gone on to become a showcase annual event and one of the most anticipated cultural programmes in the Eastern zone of India. The stature, talent and soul uplifting performances of artistes at Vodafone Agomoni, is a most befitting call to welcome Bengal’s beloved Ma Durga and formally usher in ‘Durgotsav’. I invite all musical fans in Kolkata to participate in Vodafone Agomoni 2015. I am sure it will be an unforgettable experience that we will cherish for a long time to come”.
Vodafone Aagomoni Tickets will be available at all Vodafone Stores from 6th OCT onwards. To know the nearest store location customers can SMS STORE <Space> area PINCODE TO 199 from their Vodafone number. Vodafone Aagomoni will also be aired LIVE on Big FM (only in Kolkata) and telecasted LIVE on Zee Bangla for the benefit of all residents of West Bengal who cannot attend the event. This year for the first time people can also view the event online http://www.dittotv.com/ as well.
To enliven the spirit of ‘Durgotsav’, Vodafone is also launching an Online Photography Contest for the citizens of Kolkata as well as Rest of Bengal. As a part of this contest, participants need to capture the moments that make their “Durga Puja happiness or joy double” and upload them on Facebook or Tweet them using hashtag #VodafonePujo
The contest will run from 6th Oct 2015 to 24th Oct 2015. Photographs drawing the maximum likes will win free unlimited 3G data for a year.*