Mumbai, October 28, 2016: Having successfully conducted the opening and closing of previous two editions of the World Cup Kabaddi, Ferriswheel Entertainment Pvt Ltd (FEPL) is all set for the opening ceremony of the sixth edition of the coveted World Cup Kabaddi 2016, Punjab. The sixth edition of World Cup Kabaddi 2016, organized by Punjab State Sports Council, which will be spanning from 3rd November to 17th November 2016. The opening ceremony is scheduled to take place at Nehru Stadium, Ropar on 3rd November, 2016.
This year, the interesting line up of the opening ceremony includes power-packed performances by acclaimed Punjabi talents like Arjan Bajwa, JaspinderNarula, Nooran Sisters, Gippy Grewal, Sharry Maan, stand-up comedian by Bharti Singh and special performance by International Hover Board Girls crew.
The opening and closing ceremonies of the previous editions were headlined by Bollywood celebrities like Arjun Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha, Priyanka Chopra and Ranveer Singh.
While FEPL introduced stereoscopic cyclorama 3D projection in India during the 2014 edition of the opening ceremony, this year they will be introducing LED bands in the opening ceremony which will be provided to 20,000 attendees in the stadium. LED band is a wearable tech (wristband) that creates a stunning light show at any event.
Apart from India, both men and women teams from other countries like Argentina, Australia, Canada, Turkmenistan, Iran, Kenya, Mexico, New Zealand, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Tanzania, UK and USA will also be participating in this prestigious event. Ferriswheel Entertainment Pvt. Ltd will also be organizing the closing ceremony, which is scheduled to take place at Jalalabad Stadium on 17th November, 2016.
Excited to have won the tender three times in a row, Shubhra Bhardwaj, Founder and Creative Director of Ferriswheel Entertainment Pvt. Ltd say, “It’s an honour and privilege that we have won the tender for the third time. Like always, there is going to be a galaxy of stars, this time also. We have renowned artists from Punjab and Bollywood including Gippy Grewal, Bharti Singh and Arjan Bajwa performing at the opening. It is going to be an unusual and thrilling experience for everyone as we are introducing LED wrist bands, which is a controlled and monitored led device for all the 20,000 people who will be present at the stadium. Looking forward for an amazing show and very happy to be a part of World Cup Kabaddi once again.”
About Shubhra Bhardwaj, Founder and Creative Director, Ferriswheel Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.
Shubhra Bhardwaj, Founder and Creative Director, Ferriswheel Entertainment, comes of an expansive experience of over 2 decades in the industry.
As an entrepreneur and creative director of Ferrishweel, she is committed to creating value-based revenue models which have end to end benefit for clients as well as performers. She is a firm believer that the marriage of art and cutting edge technology can empower the aesthetic and creative aspects of show business.
A published poetess and winner of Asian Arts Award for the Best Director at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Ms. Bhardwaj has successfully delivered multiple large scale stadium events and numerous game ceremonies. She has a comprehensive & impressive body of work that lists creative services in more than 70 countries ranging from mid-sized festivals to large-scale events.
Her in-depth understanding and experience of the diverse international and domestic performing arts markets and entertainment industries has helped establish Ferriswheel as a dynamic, dependable and competent brand in a brief span of time.
About Ferriswheel Entertainment
A young, dynamic and dependable brand; Ferriswheel Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. (FEPL) is an end to end solutions agency in the spectrum of Sport and Entertainment alike.
From conceptualization to evaluation and implementation, FEPL produces and directs shows, live events, exhibitions and festivals all the while promoting Arts and Culture on both National and International platform. It is enlisted with the government of India and is a skilled and chosen organization for various government events. With over 60 years of collective experience, a robust team and a strong network in the field of communication and event management, FEPL ensures a remarkable body of work along with a sharp vision emphasizing on the future of large scale events, intellectual properties and performing arts globally.
Ferriswheel has won 4 WOW awards in the year 2015, for Achievement in SFX/Pyrotechnic – Closing Ceremony 35th National Games, Kerala, Entertainment Property of the Year – Worldfest, Launch Event of the Year – Opening Ceremony 5th World Cup Kabaddi Punjab and Achievement in Lighting Solution – Closing Ceremony 5th World Cup Kabaddi Punjab and has also won the Asian Arts Award 2015 at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. FEPL has also won 2 WOW awards in 2016 for along with 2 CMO awards in same year for the title of ‘Most Admired Director’ and ‘Most Creative Event’.
Fruitfully building an undisputed reputation in a short span of time, our constant effort at FEPL is to relentlessly reinvent, add value and gain new ground, enabling skillful execution of unique creative concepts to suit client requirements, which helps us stay ahead of the curve.