Hyderabad: The Funday event on Tank Bund on Sunday is promising to be a memorable one for music lovers, with an orchestra to play famous Telugu and Hindi songs commemorating the late SP Balasubramanyam. This will be apart from a performance by the Railway Protection Force band in connection with the RPF Raising Day week.
Fireworks, cultural activities, shopping, games and eateries will also be in place on Sunday, according to an official press release, which said there would also be livewire artists showcasing their beat boxing and rapping skills which was very well received last time. In addition to this, there will be three 20-artist team performing Oggu Dolu, Gussadi and Bonalu Kolatam all along the Tank bund stretch.
Officials said that in between these performances, they had planned two one-minute-long firework shows which could be enjoyed by the public standing anywhere on Tank Bund. There would also be clown performers, jugglers, unicyclists etc., engaging the public, especially kids.
With more than 15,000 saplings distributed for free last time, the Urban Forestry wing of HMDA would again be setting up stalls for free distribution of more than 30 species of saplings. Free masks too would be provided by HMDA.
For shoppers, stalls selling bangles, artificial jewelry, live bangles, pearl sets and attar would be set up, all coming directly from the Old City. In addition to these, there would be TSCO’s Handloom and Handicraft stalls. Food stalls serving everything from chaat to kebabs, dustbins and mobile public toilets too would be arranged.
At the same time, officials said the event would be subject to the timings and impact of Cyclone Gulab.
“People are requested not to come out should heavy rains occur due to Cyclone Gulab and in that case, Sunday-Funday might have to be rescheduled for next Sunday if heavy rains occur on the evening of September 26,” the press release said.
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