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Friday, April 26, 2019

Srjan artistes’ Mahanayaka Bijayananda on Biju Patnaik brings curtains down on fest

Bhubaneswar: The concluding evening of 23rd OMC Guru Kelu Charan Mohapatra Award Festival started with the customary award giving ceremony. The award was instituted in 1995 with a view to generate a feeling of cultural amity among the performing...

Khamosh Adalat Jaari Hai

‘Khamosh Adalat Jaari Hai’ (2016) by director Ritesh Menon is definitely not the first adaptation of Vijay Tendulkar’s Shantata! Court Chalu Ahe (1963), but can be considered one of the notable renditions among all its theatrical and cinematic versions....

Eminent personalities felicitated on third edition of ‘Parampara’

With an objective to preserve Indian art and culture, the third edition of ‘Parampara’ gave a befitting tribute to the age-old teacher-disciple tradition by showcasing a beautiful Odissi performance by danseuse Guru Aruna Mohanty and her disciples at India...

Mellifluous voice, deft footwork leave audience spellbound

Bhubaneswar: The fourth day of OMC Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award Festival organized by Srjan at Rabindra Mandap here on Friday saw a beautiful blend of elegance, purity, precision and aesthetics of Kathak and Carnatic vocal. The first programme...

Jitendra Mishra’s co-production ‘Buried Seeds’ picked for 74th Venice Film Festival

Jitendra Mishra’s co-production film ‘Buried Seeds' – Vikas Khanna will be screened at the 74th Venice Film Festival. The film directed by Russian filmmaker Andrei Severny, celebrates the journey of Celebrity Chef Vikas Khanna from a small town in...

Fine blend of pure form, innovation makes it an evening to remember

Bhubaneswar: The second evening of OMC Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award Festival at Rabindra Mandap here was a beautiful blend of traditional repertoire and innovative compositions, featuring eminent Bharatnatyam dancer Navia Natarajan and tabla maestro Ojas Adhiya. The first presentation by...

Pure dance, instrumental jugalbandi set stage for 5-day fest

Bhubaneswar: The 21st OMC Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award Festival that began here on Tuesday saw art connoisseurs thronging Rabindra Mandap, where the stage was set for a cultural extravaganza. The event was inaugurated by chief minister Naveen Patnaik, who paid...

Plays from India and Abroad add colour to Theatre Olympiad palette

Cuttack: The ongoing 25th edition of Theatre Olympiad, which began on September 1, has a lot to offer to theatre lovers of the twin cities. More than 100 cultural groups with 2,000 performing artistes from 20 states of India...

Siddharth Kak of ‘Surabhi’ fame shares views on ‘Idea of India’

Bhubaneswar: City denizens were transported to the golden era of Doordarshan with renowned TV producer-anchor Siddharth Kak of ‘Surabhi’ fame attending an event at the State Archives here recently. His popular cultural magazine show stood out for its execution...

Akshay Parija’s ‘Buxi Jagabandhu’ awaits govt support

The Paika Rebellion against the British has caught the fancy of the nation with the Government of India commemorating the 200th Anniversary of the armed rebellion against the British East India Company's rule in Odisha in 1817 with year-long...
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IMD Issues Thunderstorm, Rainfall Alert For 8 Districts In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The regional centre of the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a thunderstorm and rainfall alert for eight districts of Odisha till 8.45...