Bhubaneswar: The central theme of 16th edition of the weekly street festival was inclined to impart awareness about safe and green Holi by staying away from harmful chemicals and dyes during the festival of colours.
The Patha Utsav revellers of this edition also witnessed a unique performance by a cultural troupe from Japan. As many as fifteen Japanese artists staged Japan’s traditional dance and music forms. The troupe is also scheduled to perform at Puri on March 11 and 13.
Apart from this, the tourism department had also roped in 30 artists from Nashik who performed to the Nashik dhol, an integral part of the city’s Ganesh puja celebrations.