Modern and folk fusion steals show at Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award Fest

Bhubaneswar: A scintillating blend of Carnatic folk and rock music by AGAM Music Band from Karnataka mesmerised audiences on the third evening of 24th Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award 2018 fest at Ravindra Mandap on Friday.

Eminent Odissi dancer Guru Lingaraj Behera and theatre artiste Satchi Das will receive the Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award 2018 on Sunday for their contribution to the fields of dance and theatre respectively.

Guru Ratikanta Mohapatra, the torchbearer of his father Guru Kelu Charan Mohapatra’s legacy and director Srjan said, “The fest provides a unique platform to artistes from Odisha to interact with other renowned personalities from different fields.”

Earlier, the five day festival had got off to a colourful start on September 5.