Zindaggi rocks

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By The Telegraph Online in Bamunimaidam
  • Published 30.12.06

Dec. 29: The time has come, when the year is about to say goodbye and the new one is at the doorstep, waiting to be embraced with great hopes and aspirations.

The year 2006 witnessed many a hiccups, including serial bomb blasts, yet the denizens with their never-say-die attitude are gearing up to welcome 2007 with a little bit of music, masti and of course, the magic of food and friendship.

Party hoppers are leaving no stone unturned to make the 31st night a “rocking” one — where the last few hours of the year would be celebrated dancing and getting wild with rocking music.

Check out the arrangements at various partying spots for the New Year

Illusion Lounge Bar, Illusion Discotheque and The Crest (At Shopper’s Point):

Performance by DJ Gordon from Mumbai, DJ Ehteshan from Calcutta and DJ Beatz from Pune

Fashion show choreographed by Ashis Banerjee under the aegis of Ramp Edge

An elaborate buffet dinner will be ready with lip-smacking dishes

Regal Club, Royal Regency, Bamunimaidam:

Having the Northeast’s first karaoke lounge bar, it will be a wholesome entertainment spot to visit with the entire family

Performance by DJ Shanky from Bangalore and Dreams, a city-based band

Music — soft and soothing and also funky — on giant projection screen by famous artistes such as Jagjit Singh, Pankaj Udhas, Eric Clapton, band Dire Straits, Ventures, Pink Floyd, Simon and Garfunkel

An ethnic fashion show will be another highlight of Royal Regency

Prizes for the best-dressed and the best-dancing couples and in several other categories

Buffet dinner and cocktail party

Greenwood Resort, Khanapara:

A traditional fashion parade, designed and choreographed by ace fashion designer Dipankar Kashyap, on 31st night. The 1st runner up of Miss Europe-2006, Mimika Toi, along with popular models from Delhi, Calcutta, Guwahati and Shillong, will be present

Kamakazi, the floating disco lounge:

Special dance parties

An open-air musical night by singer Feroz

Silver Streak, Brahmaputra Ashok:

A musical programme for the day, followed by dinner and cocktail party at night

The Lounge, Hotel Dynasty (Lakhtokia):

A DJ nite by DJ Robin. The tickets include complementary dinner and drinks. There will be gifts for all visitors

Dhoom (discotheque), Beltola:

A big party with performance by several local music bands

Hotel Landmark, B. Barooah Road:

Performance of Prithibi, a Calcutta-based band, on the terrace during dinner and cocktail party

Hotel Nandan, Paltan Bazar:

It a huge buffet of Indian, Continental and Chinese cuisine. Local artistes likely to perform

Hotel Dynasty, Lakhtokia:

An elaborate buffet of Indian, Chinese and Continental dishes

The Yellow Chilli at Hub:

Live performance by fusion band Dhoon from Calcutta. Indian, Continental and Chinese dishes will be part the evening buffet

Hotel Brahmaputra:

A musical party on the lawn on 31st night and during the day on the 1st

The Kalakshetra:

Assam Navabarsha Sanskritik Mahotsava 2007 (January 1 to 17)

Assam state zoo:

Special arrangement for visitors on the 1st