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Beach Utsav at Malpe from Jan 29

Malpe Beach FestivalAs part of the platinum jubilee celebration of Udupi CMC, Beach Utsav will be organised at Malpe beach on January 29 and 30.

Addressing a press meet here, MLA Raghupathy Bhat said that the Beach Utsav will be inaugurated by Higher Education Minister Dr V S Acharya. Tourism Minister Janardhan Reddy and Kannada and Culture Minister Govind Reddy will attend the valedictory of the Beach Utsav. 

Malpe Beach Festival 2012Various competitions like tug of war, beach volleyball, beach kabaddi, boat race will be held for men. Similarly, throw ball, beach kabbadi and tug of war competitions will be held for women. Besides, competitions like kite flying, sand sculpture, fishing in net, swimming, bicycle race for children will be held. 

A magic show will be held on January 29 at 6 pm. Musical night will be held at 7.30 pm. On January 30, there will be musical programme at 7 pm. 

Food festival

Sea food festival will be an added attraction at the Beach Utsav. There will be sale of food along with the delicacies of the coastal district on the beachside. The winners will get attractive prizes.  For details on beach kabaddi, contact: Rajendra Suvarna (9343164239); for beach volleyball and throwball contact: Roshan (984543303); for tug of war, contact: Ganesh Kotian (944888288).

He said Udupi Utsav is witnessing a huge crowd especially during weekends. The number of visitors have crossed 25,000. Students are given 50 per cent concession. Henceforth, Udupi Utsav will be an annual affair, he added.

Malpe Beach Festival