Bhubaneswar: Mayurbhanj Utsav, which was organised by the Mayurbhanj Cultural Association, Bhubaneswar, at the Rashtra Bhasha Prachar Sabha Ground here concluded on January 08, 2017.
The main purpose of the three-day Utsav was to promote and propagate the culture and heritage of Mayurbhanj district.
Artistes from various places of the districts performed captivating dance forms like Chhau and Jhumuri and showcased their talents.
Artistes also performed various traditional folk dance at the Utsav.
Further, modern dance by Guddu Dance Group from its district headquarter town of Baripada also made an impressive presentation.
Besides, the festival had a number of stalls exhibiting various crafts and handlooms of the district.
Apart from this, the visitors also relished the culinary delights of Mayurbhanj. Famous delicacies including mudhi-mansa, dala khichdi and ram ruchuka were being served at different food kiosks.
Among others, noted Odia cine stars of Mayurbhanj including Uttam Mohanty and Pappu Pom Pom attended the event.
Another major attraction of the Utsav was the ‘Mayurbhanj Photo Exhibition’ by Photo Journalist Ashok Panda.