Bhubaneswar, Nov 16 (LocalWire) A weeklong children festival – Sisumela, organized by Peoples Cultural Centre (PECUC), is drawing huge crowd ever since its inauguration on Nov 14.
People are flocking in to see the kids tell rhymes, dance, act, move around in fancy dress and even walk the ramp for the ‘Baby of the Year’ title.
Day 2 was dedicated to street and working children, who walked the ramp.
Odisha Divisional Labour Commissioner Ajay Kumar Pattnaik was present at the festival on Thursday and spoke on recent Child Labour Act, its provisions and also emphasized on the role of parents and citizen to stop child labour, a heinous form of exploitation on children.
Sisumela saw some brilliant performances by child artists of various dance groups like Parampara Modern Group (modern dance) and Avantika Group (Sambalpuri dance).
Vickey Dance Group performed a short song drama on Child Labour, which was appreciated by the audience.