STAR Majha gets devotees to connect with Ganesha on Facebook via Bappa Majha
Star Majha, the path-breaking Marathi News channel from Star Group, is offering an innovative gift to Ganesha devotees this season. Devotees from all around the world can connect with their favourite god on Facebook to seek blessings.
September 15, 2010 (Newswire.com) - Star Majha, the path-breaking Marathi News channel from Star Group, is offering an innovative gift to Ganesha devotees this season. Devotees from all around the world can connect with their favourite god on Facebook to seek blessings, learn sweet recipes and participate in many contests. Users simply need to log on to http://facebook.com/bappamajha, like the page to get the latest updates.
Devotees are greeted everyday with Ganesha shloks for success, learning and good beginning followed by information on various TV activities about Ganesh Chaturti celebrations by the Bappa Majha television specials. This page seems to be quite a big hit with several thousand users already liking the page and posting interesting comments on it.
Bappa Majha on television will capture the entire goings on and fervor of the festival from across Maharashtra. In addition to regular highlights, updates & pandal coverage, this special series will also showcase activities surrounding the spirit of the festival.
The facebook page offers users a chance to participate in Star Majha's popular Gharguti Ganpati Contest. People can join and upload the photo of the Ganesha idol they brought home. These photos will be judged by the Star Majha editorial team on their innovation, uniqueness and decor and the number of votes or 'Likes' the photos receive. Participants are encouraged to share their uploaded photo with friends and family to ask them to join the voting game.
The prize is as exciting too. One winner every day can take home an Olympus T-100 Digicam. So far, since the festival started, several thousand photos have been uploaded.
The site also offers 21 unique Modak recipes including Orangee Modak, Hariyali Modak, Chocolate Modak, Gulab Jamun Modak and even Floating Modaks! The blog includes interesting anecdotes on Ganesha like the origin of the chant 'Ganpati Bappa Morya', mythological stories on Ganesha,
shloks, making celebrations eco-friendly and much more.
From videos of Ashtavinayak Darshan to interesting trivia related to mighty god, the facebook page offers many attractions to devotees everywhere. You can also get the latest updates by going to
http;//twitter.com/bappamajha and see the latest video clippings on http://youtube.com/starmajha