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Odisha Tourism bagged the ‘Best Heritage Destination Award for Konark’ 2017

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Bhubaneswar, 13/05/2017 ( Odisha Samachar )- Odisha Tourism has bagged the ‘Holiday IQ Best Heritage Destination Award for Konark’ in a glittering ceremony held at Taj Mahal Hotel (Mansingh Road), New Delhi on 11th of May 2017 conferred by ‘HolidayIQ’, India’s largest travel community & travel content website portal. Dr. Nitin Bhanudas Jawale, Director, Odisha Tourism has received the award on ... Read More »

Government is committed to protect, promote Buddhist sites: CM

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Bhubaneswar, 12/04/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty ) : The three-day Kalinga International Buddhist Conference concluded here on Wednesday with a call for scholars of Buddhism and Heritage, tour operators, head monks and monks from various monasteries to join hands and promote Buddhist heritage resources in the world market through Odisha Tourism. Gracing the valedictory function of the conference ... Read More »

4th Kalinga International Buddhist Conclave kicked off at Udayagiri


JAJPUR, 11/04/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Akshaya Rout )–Large numbers of tourists particularly overseas tourists   will visit the famous Buddhist sites at Lalitagiri, Ratnagiri , Udagiri, Langudi , Kaima , Radhanagar , Brajagiri ,  Neulapur and other places of Jajpur district  as the government is determined to highlight these places in the second International Buddhist conference , said Debiprasad Mishra ... Read More »

4th Kalinga International Buddhist Conclave

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Bhubaneswar, 10/04/2017 ( Odisha Samachar )-With an objective to promote the Buddhist heritage of Odisha as a niche product within and outside the country the Department of Tourism has started organizing the International Conference on Buddhism in Udayagiri, Odisha since 2013. The idea is to bring to light the rich Buddhist heritage through scholastic deliberations and discussions inviting scholars, academicians, ... Read More »

Folk dance, music fest enthralls audience on concluding day

Bhubaneswar, 04/04/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )-: The State level folk dance and music festival enthralled audience at Utkal Mandap on the concluding day. Fabulous feast of dizzying dance presentations like Dhemasa Nrutya from Kraput district, Bonda Nrutya from Malkangiri, Sambalpuri of Subanrnapur, Bajasal from Bolangir, Ghoda Nacha of Kendrapara, Danda Nacha from Dhenkanal, Chadheia-Chadheiani of Balasore, Karama ... Read More »

State level folk dance and music fest mesmerises audience on day-2

Bhubaneswar, 03/04/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : The State level folk dance and music festival mesmerised audience on the second day. The cultural event began after ceremonial lamp was lit by Tourism & Culture Minister Ashok Chandra Panda, MSME secretary LN Gupta, Utkal Sangeet Mahavidyalaya Vice Chancellor Prof. Kamalakanta Mishra and Culture Department  Commissioner-cum-Secretary Manoranjan Panigrahi. The ... Read More »

7th state level folk dance and music fest from April 2


Bhubaneswar, 31/03/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : The 7th edition of state level folk dance and music festival will be held by Culture Department at Utkal Mandap from April 2 to 4, 2017. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will inaugurate the festival on April 2 at 6 pm. Around 30 folk art troupes from all the 30 districts ... Read More »



Dhauli/Bhubaneswar,09/02/2017 ( OdishaSamachar ) – It was the concluding day at the 13th Dhauli Kalinga Mahotsav organised by Department of Tourism, Government of Odisha in collaboration with Orissa Dance Academy, Bhubaneswar and Art Vision, Bhubaneswar. Reverberating the gospel of peace and rejuvenating the nuances of Indian classical dance Manipuri, Contemporary Martial dance and Folk dance of Maharastra Lavani Nrutya. The ... Read More »

Mixed flavour of classical dance, music and martial art enthrall audience on second day of Dhauli-Kalinga Mahotsav


Dhauli/Bhubaneswar, 07/02/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )-:The second evening of the 13th Dhauli-Kalinga Mahotsav jointly organized by Department of Tourism, Orissa Dance Akademy and Art Vision, showcasing a beautiful blend of classical dance and music with martial dances regaled audience gathered at the foothill of Dhauli. The programme started with Tala Vadya Vichitra by Guru Dhaneswar Swain and ... Read More »

13th Dhauli-Kalinga Mahotsav to kick off on Feb 6

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Bhubaneswar, 31/01/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : The 11th edition of Dhauli-Kalinga Mahotsav, a festival of Indian classical and martial dance, will be held from February 6 to 8 (from 6: 30 to 9 pm) at the foothills of Dhauli. The festival is a unique confluence of more than 500 artistes belonging to various art forms of ... Read More »

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