Sayantan wins Voice of Bay Area 2016

 Praveen Chadha, Harjit Mehndi, Sayantan Bhattacharya, Parminder Guri, Dhananjay Kulkarni and Sameer Khera. Pics Ramesh Anand Mishra

Praveen Chadha, Harjit Mehndi, Sayantan Bhattacharya, Parminder Guri, Dhananjay Kulkarni and Sameer Khera. Pics Ramesh Anand Mishra

MILPITAS, CA: After an exciting season that witnessed a battle between the Bay Area’s most talented singers, Voice of Bay Area 2016 ended with a nail-biting finish on September 25 at Jain Temple, Milpitas. Voice of Bay area was organized by Javanika Entertainment, to hunt for the best singing talent in Bay Area and is considered a prestigious and most coveted competition in Silicon Valley.

Sayantan Bhattacharya, the super-talented from Campbell, has won VOBA 2016. He walked away with the MG Shah trophy at the show’s grand finale for Individual performance, Audience Choice & Group Performance. Sayantan hails from a musical family of West Bengal, India. He started training in classical vocals at the tender age of 5.

His mother Srimati Subhra Bhattacherya and father Sri Surja Kanta Bhattacherya were both involved in Rabindra Sangeet. His musical training started under the tutelage of Dilip Das, Pradeep Karmakar, Bornali Chatterjee and Anirudha Bhattacharya of Kolkata.

He holds Masters in Indian Classical Vocal from Rabindra Bharti University. He moved to Bay Area in October 2015, and would love to give joy of his music to Bay Area music lovers. He is extremely talented and mesmerizes the audience through his flawless rendition.

Madhuvanti Bhinde, Harjit Mehndi, Praveen Chadha, Parminder Guri, Geetesh Iyer, Dhananjay Kulkarni, Sameer Khera were the esteemed panel of judges for the evening which was sponsored by Dharma Civilization Foundation.

Jagruti Shah, Javanika Entertainment said, VOBA is her dream project and she is very happy to identify the best talent among us, provide them the platform in most authentic and credible judging process.

Javanika Entertainment brings quality entertainment shows, Gujarati movie premieres to the Bay area. They are bringing the most authentic Garba to the Bay, Dandia queen “Falguni Pathak” on Oct 14 and the man of timeless classics, Atul Purohit on Oct 22.

Vidya Sethuraman
India Post News Service

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