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Bali Jatra

Love in Tokyo Headbands

The mention of Bali Jatra stirs fond memories in Geeta Satpathy, 59. She was around seven when she first visited the jatra and she still remembers the excitement at the sight and sounds of…

The Cultural Connection

Wayang kulit, the shadow-puppetry show, popular in South-East nations has similarities to the nearly extinct puppetry in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. Kaundinya’s marriage is the major theme in…

The Chinese Link

The evidence of ancient Odisha’s deep trade links with China emerges from the accounts of travellers Fa Hien, who visited India around 400 AD. He started his return trip from Tamralipti.…