The classical dance extravaganza on its concluding day witnessed mesmerizing performance by celebrity artists presenting scintillating performances of Odissi and Kuchipudi.
Dec 06, 2022
The 90-year-old veteran along with his family had been living there for last couple of years.
Apr 27, 2022
Odias still feel sad about the denial of Classical Status to Odissi Music till now
Apr 01, 2022
Sandhya pursued a master’s degree in Odissi from Utkal Sangeet Mahavidyalaya in 1971 and then there was no looking back for her. She took up her passion as a profession and performed on stages.
Nov 14, 2021
The first phase digitisation work has been completed by the Odisha Small Industries Corporation at a cost of Rs 50 lakh while preparations for the second phase digitisation work have been started.
Oct 19, 2021
This is Lima Das, a seasoned Odissi dancer and teacher, who has earned laurels for her dance performances in national and international platform. Hailing from a non descriptive village of Rajasunakhela in Ranpur block of Nayagarh district in Odisha, Lima has a big dream in life. She not only hones her skill of Odissi dance form but is also imparting dance training to the young girls of the village. Lima has started four institutions in her home district where she teaches classical Odissi dance form free of cost.
Aug 17, 2021
Cuttack: Renowned Odissi dancer Padma Shri Kumkum Mohanty whose name is synonymous with Odissi expressions is lending her magical touch at a workshop in Cuttack. Experienced Odissi dancers along with few newcomers are participating in the 10 day workshop where Mohanty is teaching Abhinaya titled ‘Saja Kanja Nayana’. Apart from techniques of the dance, she […]
Jul 28, 2021
Bhubaneswar: A treat for dance lovers, the annual Mukteswar Dance Festival is being held at the Mukteswar Temple in Bhubaneswar. Odissi enthusiasts coming in large numbers are enthralled to see the mesmerizing performances of some talented and reputed dancers in this three-day festival. On the first day of the event, Namrata Meheta’s solo Odissi performance […]
Jul 28, 2021
Bhubaneswar: The fame of Odissi has reached far and wide with artistes across the world falling in love with this dance form. The ultimate dream of every Odissi dancer is to perform the dance in its home land, Odisha. Giving this opportunity to dancers from across the globe, ‘Samskritiki’ hosted the eighth ‘Odissi International-2017’, an […]
Jul 28, 2021
Bhubaneswar: The President of India on Saturday nominated four persons to Rajya Sabha including Odissi exponent Sonal Mansingh and sculptor Raghunath Mohapatra. Sonal Mansingh is among India’s foremost exponents of Indian Classical Dance. She has been performing Odissi and also Bharatnatyam for over six decades. She was earlier awarded Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Sangeet […]
Jul 26, 2021
Bhubaneswar: Scintillating performance of Thailand dancers, Odissi artistes and Bollywood celebs and fireworks will be the main draw for audiences at the 22nd Asian Athletics Championship inaugural ceremony on July 6. As per the tentative programme schedule, the two-hour colourful function will start at 6 pm and athlete will arrive at the Kalinga Stadium for […]
Jul 22, 2021
Bhubaneswar: In a musical “jugalbandi ‘’ of a unique kind, at the beautifully decorated IG Park on the eve of Utkal Divas, Odia classical songs were appreciated by the connoisseurs of classical music as the students of Utkal Sangeet Mahavidyalay performed following a touching recital by well-known vocalist from Varanasi Anoop Misra, as the latter […]
Jul 21, 2021
Bhubaneswar: The passengers would no more get bored in waiting lobby at Biju Patnaik International Airport here before boarding their respective flights. The airport authorities are planning to showcase Odisha’s classical dances including odissi, gotipua, sambalpuri at the airport terminal for the entertainment of passengers. The flyers can also interact with the artistes and take […]
Jul 17, 2021