Bikes, sedans and a trip to Singapore are up for grabs as the dancing fest Navratri ends. Event organisers across the city are offering prizes to revellers for dance and costumes.
Singer Falguni Pathak’s Borivli event, for instance, will reward the best performer with a car. “Pushpanjali Navratri is offering a Hyundai car to the best performer over the 10-day festival. There will be prizes in different categories,” said Sadiya Khan, Pathak’s representative.
The Naidu Club Navratri in Borivli is giving away bikes for the best dancers. “We will giving out scooty bikes as the first and second prizes. We will be spending around Rs60,000-70,000 for each winner,” said Ganesh Naidu, one of the organisers.
Dandiya organisers have also been distributing daily prizes and gifts for the best-dressed dancer, best daily performer, best dancing couple and most stylish dancer.
“The best performer and our Radhe-Krishna Jodi (best couple) would be sent on a Singapore trip. They will also get mobile phones and a yearly gym membership,” said Chetan Gour of Alivekraft Events, organising Meera’s Navratri in Borivli. “We have also been giving out Bluetooth portable speakers and other accessories every day in other categories. The total money spent o the festival could go to up to Rs8 lakh.”