Intl Odissi dance fest-2013 from Wed

Bhubaneswar: The five-day-long 8th International Odissi Dance
Festival- 2013 will begin from Thursday here at Rabindra Mandap. The event will
culminate on December 30.
250 Odissi dancers and 200 accompanying musicians from India and abroad including from Italy, USA, Japan, Malayesia, German, Poland and Srilanka will participate
in the programme.
festival is being organised by Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Odissi Research Centre
in association with State Tourism and Culture Department since 2006
mediapersons here, Culture director Sushil Kumar Das said while 150 Odissi
dancers will be from Odisha, 60 will be from outside State and 30 dancers from
festival will infuse a spirit of cultural amity and give opportunity to the
connoisseurs not only from Bhubaneswar but from outside the State
and country to experience the beauty and grace of Odissi dance by brilliant
Odissi dancers,” said Das.
per schedule, everyday the festival will have two sessions. While the first session
will start from 4 pm to 6
the second session will begin from 6.30 pm onwards.
solo dance, five duets and three group Odissi dance programmes will be
performed daily.

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