Mukteswar Festival

  • Students of Orissa Dance Academy present a group dance in the inaugural day of the festival

  • Lingaraj Pradhan and Sanjukta Dutta present duet

  • Vitalina Lobach rom Russia and her group present a group dance in the concluding day of the festival

  • Converting dance instantly into paintings Principal of B. K. Art college Baladev Maharatha on work.jpg

  • Musicians immersed in creating pleasing sound that mesmerized the audience

Magnificent 10th century monument of Mukteswar Temple came alive with the scintillating performances of the doyens of Odissi dance for three days in the Mukteswar Dance Festival which concluded in Bhubaneswar on January 16.
The Festival featured eminent dancers from across the country presnt their solo, duet and group performances.

During the three day event each evening was started by invoking Lord Shiva. The Shavite shrine was filled with spiritual fervor with the soulful recitation of Shiva Vandana by Music icons like Prafulla Kar & Santanu Mohapatra and their groups besides the students of Utkal Sangeet Mahavidyalaya.

The audience enjoyed solo performances by Sangeeta Dash of Puduchery, Naba Kishore Mishra and Sujata Mohapatra during the three day fest.

Russian dancer Vitalina Lobech and Group presented group dance as the concluding programme of the fest.



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