Sitara from Italy and Tara from Switzerland performing on the second evening of the festival on Wednesday
Sitara from Italy and Tara from Switzerland performing on the second evening of the festival on Wednesday
Cuttack: The second evening of the three-day long Laxman Gadnaik Memorial Dance and Music Festival witnessed spell-binding performance of Odissi by NRI’s.

The second evening started with the musical performance by Dhaneswar Swain and Group of Bhubaneswar. It was followed by a wonderful performance of Odissi by three foreigners, Sitara from Italy, Tara from Switzerland and Tejas from USA, which enthralled the audiences.

The next performance of the evening was Kathak by Sohini Debnath of Ranikarna Academy, Kolkata. The last performance of the evening was folk dance performance by the artistes of National Music Association, Cuttack.

The pioneer Odissi dancer, Dr. Priyambada Mohanty Hejmadi, Noted film Actor-Director, Hara Patnaik lighted the ceremonial lamp and kick started the second day’s event.