The Mumbai Festival concluded with Fest-o-berry
The Mumbai Festival, hosted by Things2do with the Maharashtra Tourism department, got concluded yesterday with Fest-o-berry. Fest-o-berry is celebrated on February 13 and 14 for the love of strawberries at the R-city mall in Ghatkopar. The festival was among the main highlights of the Mumbai Festival.
The 2-day event featuring more than 150 delicacies of strawberries, was attended by over 20,000 people. Other than the strawberry dishes, the event also organized some full of fun games like cooking workshops, strawberry eating competition, etc.
Some of the various delicacies offered by the event were juices, milkshakes, jams, ice-creams, waffles, etc. directly from Mahabaleshwar. The center of attraction of the event was a 10-feet long cake which was presented by The Baker’s Affairs’ notable Chef Tanisha Murjani.
Honorable Director of Directorate of Tourism (DoT), Dhananjay Sawalkar did the honor of cutting the cake at the festival. While sharing his thoughts on the festival, he said, “Post covid, everything had slowed down and after a long break people got an opportunity to travel and come together to celebrate. Many of them came forward and participated in various activities as well. With this festival, the sense of vibrancy was felt all over again. The efforts that Things2do has put in to organize the Mumbai festival are highly appreciable and, all the digital and on-ground activities were very well-coordinated and executed.”
The event also had live performances and music. Dharavi Dream Project also presented their fantastic performance and Yash Rathi‘s stand up comedy left no stones unturned to entertain the audiences at the event.
Social media influencers Brinda Shah, Sana Khan, and Diljaan also came to the event for their love for strawberries.
The 21 days Mumbai Festival began last month and included many events like Vintage Car Rally at BKC, Mumbai Film Festival at PVR Cinemas, Sand Art Festival at Girgaum Chowpatty, Bandra and Ballard Pier, etc. FOr the last 21 days, there were various photo-op stops installed in the major locations of the city.