Siren News, New Delhi : The Narayani Namastute Global Durga Puja Excellence Awards 2023 Grand Finale, held on December 2nd, 2023, at the “Press Club of India” in New Delhi, was a spectacular and memorable night. The event brought together the best Durga Puja pandals from around the world, showcasing months of hard work and dedication by the organizing committee. It was a fitting tribute to the spirit of community and creativity that defines Durga Puja celebrations.
The highlight of the evening was the review and felicitation of the esteemed panel of juries, who faced the daunting task of selecting winners from a pool of exceptional entries. The panel comprised distinguished personalities from various fields, including art, culture, and community development. Their discerning eye and expertise ensured that only the most deserving pandals were recognized for their excellence.
As each jury member took the stage to share their thoughts and insights on the visited pandals, the spoke about how deeply they were moved and impressed by the creativity and craftsmanship on display at each pandal. The reviews highlighted the attention to detail, innovative themes, and immersive experiences that set the winning pandals apart. Dignitaries present at the event, along with the organizing committee, included: Padma Shri Prof. Biman Bihari Das, Uday SHhankar, Tamal Dutta, Ashutosh Tripathi, Shorba bhattacharya, Anuj Chakraborty, Jaya RAY, Arindam Ray, Shantanu Chowdhury, Sudhakar Das, Subhashish Ghosh, Biswajit Deb, Sreya Goel, Kaushik Guha Roy, Mithu Chatterjee.
The evening concluded with a heartfelt vote of thanks and felicitation to the panel of juries, whose dedication and expertise contributed to the resounding success of the awards ceremony. Their insightful reviews and thoughtful deliberations added immense value to the event, elevating the prestige of the awards. As the evening drew to a close, it was evident that the event had not only celebrated excellence in Durga Puja pandals but also fostered a sense of camaraderie and mutual respect among the global Durga Puja community. The juries’ reviews and felicitations not only honoured the winners but also inspired all participants to strive for even greater heights of creativity and innovation in the coming years. The event marked a significant milestone in the promotion of cultural exchange and the preservation of tradition on a global scale.