Navy Band Performance Enthrals Citizens of Kolkata over Four Days at Four Locations From 09 Nov 2022- 12 Nov 2022
The Eastern Naval Command Band concerts were organised from 09 to 12 Nov 22 at Kolkata by INS Netaji Subhas at the Lascar War Memorial, City Centre Mall, Salt Lake, Naval Aircraft Museum, New Town and Tollygunge Club as part of Navy Day 2022 Celebration.
Mr Firhad Hakim, Hon'ble Minister UD & MA, Govt of West Bengal and Mayor of Kolkata were the Chief Guest at the concert at the Naval Aircraft Museum. VAdm Biswajit Dasgupta, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Naval Command was the Chief Guest at the Tollygunge Club.
The Band Performances covered a diverse audience in different parts of the city. The events were attended by school students, NCC Cadets, Defence Civilian employees, medical professionals from Command Hospital (EC Army), Naval Veterans, serving members of Indian Army, Indian Air Force, Coast Guard and their Families, few members of the State Cabinet, State Government officials, a wide spectrum of other local citizenry besides members of the Naval Community. A few Consul Generals and Consulate Staff also attended the events.
The primary purpose of the performances was to bring the population closer to their Navy.
The band performed a vide repertoire of music, from classical, to folk and contemporary, enthralling the wide spectrum of audiences at four different locations.
The Navy Band was lead by Cdr Manoj Sebastian, an accomplished Musician and composer.