The city of Bhubaneswar is set to unveil another aspect of its beauty by celebrating its culture and history during the Dot Fest Bhubaneswar 2023 in January, coinciding with the Hockey World Cup 2023. This is the 2nd edition of Dot fest(.Fest) , the first edition was held in 2018.
Dot Fest Bhubaneswar 2023 will offer a dazzling display of the city’s finest offerings in food, entertainment, stories, and trails, providing a unique opportunity for visitors from around the world to immerse themselves in the vibrant culture and rich history of Bhubaneswar. As a mirror for visitors, Dot Fest will showcase the grandeur of Bhubaneswar, which is a combination of Food, Entertainment, Stories, and Trails.
Rourkela City Festival 2023 is also organised in Rourkela to celebrate the Hockey World Cup in Odisha.
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Dot Fest Bhubaneswar 2023 Schedule list for live performances
Here is the Dot Fest Bhubaneswar 2023 Schedule list:
|K-pop band Blackswan, Guru Randhawa, Disha Patani
|Harshdeep Kaur, Navraj Hans, Priya Malik
|Neeti Mohan, Divya Kumar
|Lisa Mishra, Sniti Mishra, Rituraj Mohanty, Rapper Big deal
|Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia, Ustad Taufiq Qureshi, Louis Banks, George Brooks, Gwyneth Wentink, Ojas Adhiya
|Sunil Grover, Shilpa Rao
|Udit Narayan, Alka Yagnik
|Siddhart Mahadevan, Shivam Mahadevan, Shrinidhi Ghatate
Tickets for these performances can be bought on BookMyShow
Dot Fest Bhubaneswar 2023 Festivals
As part of Dot Fest Bhubaneswar 2023 there 6 major festivals organised:
- Bhubaneswar live
- International food festival
- BhuFesto storytelling festival
- Ekamra walks
- Night flea market
- Sebe-O-Ebe photo exhibition
Dot Fest Bhubaneswar 2023 – Bhubaneswar live Festival
During DOT Fest, don’t miss the opportunity to witness musical and dance performances by renowned and legendary artists. The event promises a thrilling spectacle, featuring spectacular performances by renowned musicians and dancers from both India and abroad. The aim is to provide a unique and unforgettable experience that will be cherished for a lifetime. Some of the star-studded performances include Amit Trivedi, Black Swan, Neeti Mohan, Guru Randhawa, Disha Patani, and more.
Timings for Bhubaneswar live Festival:
|15th – 24th January 2023
|7:00 PM- 10:00 PM
|IDCO Exhibition Ground
Dot Fest Bhubaneswar 2023 – International food festival
The .Fest will offer visitors a comprehensive culinary experience featuring global cuisines from the 16 participating countries in the FIH Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023, popular cuisines from various Indian states, and authentic Odisha delicacies from leading hotels and restaurants in the city.
Bhubaneswar International food festival Timings:
|15th – 29th Jan 2023
|6:00 PM- 12:00 AM
|IDCO Exhibition Ground
Dot Fest Bhubaneswar 2023 – BhuFesto storytelling festival
The festival aims to transport visitors back to the captivating world of bedtime stories by offering sessions of storytelling featuring the rich history and evolution of the city. From its origins to its development, the festival’s storytellers will enchant visitors with engaging tales of Bhubaneswar, leaving them spellbound.
BhuFesto storytelling festival Timings:
|14 – 17 January 2023
|2:30 PM – 7:30 PM
|IG Park, Buddha Jayanti Park, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Park, Kala Bhoomi
Dot Fest Bhubaneswar 2023 – Ekamra walks
A walk through the timeless aura of Bhubaneswar at Ekamra Haat.
Book Tickets here – Tickets for Ekamra Walks
NATURE TRAIL – HIGHLIGHTS
- BIRDS AND BUTTERFLIES – BIRD WATCHING IN NANDANKANAN
- SECRETS OF NATURE – EXPLORING OF MEDICINAL PLANTS OF THE CITY
- WALK IN WILDERNESS – NATURE WALK AT DERAS
- YOGA BY LAKE – YOGA IN NATURE AT DERAS
- JUNGLE SAFARI AT BHARATPUR
FOOD TRAIL – HIGHLIGHTS
- TRADITIONAL FOOD & FOLKLORES – TEMPLE FOOD TRAIL
- ODISHA ON PLATE – AUTHENTIC ODIA LUNCH EXPERIENCE
- TIFFIN TALES OF BHUBANESWAR – AUTHENTIC STREET FOOD EXPERIENCE
MUSEUM TRAIL – HIGHLIGHTS
- REIMAGINING UNIVERSE – UNDERSTANDING SCIENCE & EVOLUTION
- JOURNEY TO NATIVE CULTURES – APPRECIATING TRIBAL COMMUNITIES
- CULTURE CRAFT & CONVERSATIONS – DIVE INTO ARTISANAL HERITAGE OF ODISHA
Ekamra walks Timings:
|14th January 2023 Onwards
|6:00 AM – 10:00 AM & 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Dot Fest Bhubaneswar 2023 – Night Flea market
The Night Bazaar / Flea Market at Dot Fest is a must-see destination for visitors, featuring a wide variety of Odisha’s art and crafts, traditional dry food items, small artwork, and authentic textiles and garments. It is a cultural showcase that brings together all the flavors of Odisha for tourists to appreciate, savor, and fall in love with. During the Hockey World Cup, this is a major attraction at the Dot Fest entertainment area.
Timings for Night Flea market:
|15 – 29 January 2023
|5:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Dot Fest Bhubaneswar 2023 – Sebe-O-Ebe photo exhibition
dotFest presents a unique Photo Exhibition “Then and Now”, which will take visitors on a journey through time, showcasing hundreds of stunning photographs of Bhubaneswar, some dating back 150 years. The exhibition will offer an intimate glimpse into the city, its people, communities and locations. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the exhibition from January 15th -29th at IDCO Exhibition Ground.
Sebe-O-Ebe photo exhibition Timings:
|15th – 29th JANUARY 2023
|10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
|IDCO EXHIBITION GROUND
Dot fest Bhubaneswar 2023 ticket price
The ticket price for Dot fest Bhubaneswar 2023 is different for different events.
For the Bhubaneswar live events: The ticket prices are INR 100 for Silver, INR 250 for Gold and INR 500 for Platinum tickets. Tickets can be bought on BookMyShow
For Ekamra walks: The ticket prices are INR for Nature walks, INR 250 for Food Trails and INR 75 for Museum Walks.
Events like Night Flea market and BhuFesto do not have entry fees.
Dot Fest Bhubaneswar 2023 Parking arrangements
Here is a snapshot of Dot Fest Bhubaneswar 2023 Parking arrangements at the IDCO Exhibition ground:
Visitors coming from Acharya Vihar should take a left turn before Red Cross Square and continue on road no. 1 to reach parking no. 1 and 2.
Those coming from AG Square should take a right turn after Red Cross Square and continue on road no. 1 for parking no. 1 and 2.
Commuters from Shastri Nagar Square should take a left turn from Red Cross Square, then a right turn on road no. 1 to reach parking no. 1 and 2.
Visitors coming from Master Canteen should take a left turn from Ram Mandir Square and then another right after St. Joseph School to reach parking no. 3.
Those coming from Satyanagar should take a right turn from Ram Mandir Square, then another right after St. Joseph School to reach parking no. 3.
Commuters from Vani Vihar should take a right turn after the New BMC office along road no. 5 to reach parking no. 4.
FAQs on Dot Fest Bhubaneswar 2023
Where is the Dot fest Bhubaneswar location?
The Dot fest Bhubaneswar 2023 is held at IDCO exhibition ground.
Where can I purchase Dot Fest Bhubaneswar 2023 tickets?
For live performances, you can book tickets via Bookmyshow and for Ekamra walks events you can book tickets via the ekamrawalks website.
What is the meaning of Dot Fest Bhubaneswar Festival?
The Dot Fest is a festival orgaby Govt of Odisha to promote travel and tourism in Odisha state. The Dot Fest Bhubaneswar festival is the 2nd version of the festival, The first event was organised in 2018.