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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 »

Historical Fiction “Konark- A Story of Explosive Love” by Biswakesh Tripathy released

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Bhubaneswar, 28/01/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : A book release function of “Konark-A Story of Explosive Love” by noted author Biswakesh Tripathy, IPS (Retd.) was held today here at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. The book was released by eminent Odissi dancer and educationist Padmashri Prof Priyambada Mohanty Hejmadi in the presence of distinguished guests Prof Asim Ranjan Parhi ... Read More »

Traditional artists’ workshop to kick off on Dec 16

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Bhubaneswar, 15/12/2016 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : As a part of its effort to revive the traditional dance, music and arts, the State Culture Department is gearing up to conduct a two-day training programme for the artists at Sanskruti Bhawan in the city from December 16. Addressing a press conference on Thursday here, Culture Secretary Manoranjan Panigrahi ... Read More »

The Glories of the Lord’s feet and the divine grace depicted in Odissi and Bharatnatyam recital

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                          (Third evening in Konark Festival) Konark/Bhubaneswar,03/12/2016 ( Odisha Samachar )- Odisha Tourism sponsored Konark Festival witnessed the devotional touch in both Odissi and Bharatnatyam classical dance recital in the 3rd evening. Odissi danseuse Jyotsna Sahoo and her disciples in Soor Mandir Dance Academy, Cuttack in their dance drama ‘Sriranga Charana’ presented the glories of the auspicious feet of Lord ... Read More »

The Connoisseurs of dance enthralled in ‘Mohiniattam and Odissi

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                     (2nd evening in Konark)  Konark /Bhubaneswar, 02/12/2016 ( Odisha Samachar )-  The second evening of Konark Festival of classical dance witnessed ‘pure dance’ in Mohiniattam and ‘Abhinaya’ in Odissi style. Renowned danseuse of Mohiniattam, Nina Prasad and group presented ‘Margam’ which bore a blend of tradition and modernity. The artistes in Mohiniattam began with ‘Cholkettu’ the syllables of the ... Read More »

The International Sand Art Festival, Konark Dance Festival to kick start from Dec 1

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Bhubaneswar , 30/11/2016 ( Odisha Samachar )-Eminent artists including Asim Bandhu Bhattacharjee, Pitambar Biswal, Priti Patel, Meera Das, Jyostna Sahoo, Madhavi Mudgal and Nina Prasad will showcase their performances at the five-day Konark Dance Festival which will be held at the magnificent Sun Temple. On the other hand, the International Sand Art Festival will bring together sand artists from USA, ... Read More »

Buddhist sites will be developed

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JAJPUR ,14/10/2016 ( Odisha Samachar / Akshaya Rout )-  Buddhist sites of Lalitagiri, Ratnagiri , Udaygiri and other Buddhist sites in Jajpur district will be developed by constructing roads and other facilities essential to promote tourism, said Ranjan kuamr  Das the collector of Jajpur   on  Friday  in  Ratnagiri after visiting   the Buddhist sites. The  collector  termed these areas as treasure ... Read More »

130 pilgrims from Jajpur leave for Allahabad,Baranasi

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Jajpur, 22/9/2016 ( Odisha Samachar / Akshaya Rout )- : At least 130 pilgrims  from various parts of Jajpur district on Thursday left  on holy trip to Allahabad and Benares (Baranasi). Collector Ranjan Kumar Das flagged off the journey. The tourists will today have a night halt in Bhubaneswar and tomorrow they will leave for the destination by train. Sub-collector Maheswar Panigrahi and tourism officer ... Read More »

OTDC starts online booking of special Rathayatra package

Bhubaneswar, 17/6 ( Odisha Samachar )- :  For the first time Odisha Tourism Development Corporation (OTDC) has introduced online booking facility for its most demanded product Rathayatra package tour. One can visit OTDC website – www.panthanivas.com & www.visitodisha.org for information and booking. Besides, Rathayatra package tour ticket can also be booked directly from OTDC Transport Unit Bhubaneswar counter located at ... Read More »

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