Mukteswar Dance Festival is an exclusive odissi dance festival organised by Department of Tourism of Govt of Odisha every year in January. The three day festival is conducted at Mukteswar Temple Complex in Bhubaneswar, the capital city of Odisha. Talented dancers will participate in the festival.
This year, the dance festival is scheduled from 14-16 January 2017. The festival will take place from 06.00 pm to 08.30 pm. (The program is given below).Solo, Duet and group performances of odissi dance will be presented on these days. Artists – Sujata Mohapatra, Pankaj Pradhan, Saswati Gorai Ghosh etc – will perform in this years festival.There will be live webcasting of the event on all these days.
Mukteswar Temple is one of the important temples of Odisha well known for its architecture. The temple located at Bhubaneswar, the largest city of Odisha, stands unique in its architectural beauty. The sculptured arched gateway is the highlight of the temple.
Odissi is the Indian Classical dance from Odisha, India. Odissi, in its history, was performed predominantly by women and expressed religious stories and spiritual ideas
Mukteswar Dance Festival 2017
Date: 14-16 January 2017, Time: 06.00 pm-08.30 pm
Venue: Mukteswar Temple Complex, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
14 Jan 2017
Chorus Krushna Chandra Ray, Bhubaneswar
Solo Odissi Sujata Mohapatra, Bhubaneswar
Duet Odissi Pabitra Pradhan & Sridutta Bhol, Bhubaneswar
Group Odissi Anirudha & Group, Natya Ballet Centre,
15 Jan 2017
Chorus Sangita Panda & Group, Bhubaneswar
Solo Odissi Pankaj Pradhan, Bhubaneswar
Duet Odissi Sachikant Pradhan & Swagatika Sahoo,
Group Odissi Sharmila Mukharjee & Group, Bangalore
16 Jan 2017
Chorus Sukant Kundu & Group, Bhubaneswar
Solo Odissi Saswati Gorai Ghosh, Kolkata
Duet Odissi Subhalakshmi Padhi & Arati Kar, Bhubaneswar
Group Odissi Subash Swain & Group (Nrutyangana), Dhenkanal
For live webcasting : webcast.gov.in/mdf/