Bhubaneswar: The Kumar Utsav dance concert hosted by Utkal Dance and Research Academy (URDA) was inaugurated at Rabindra Mandap here on Tuesday.
The students of the host institute performed Odissi dance, Odissi vocal, Sambalpuri dance, Palli Nrutya and Odissi Dance Ballet.
Apart from this, other invited artistes of national repute will also present solo dance recitals during the two-day festival.
The Kumar Utsav festival entered its 15th edition this year. An award in the name of the late founder of UDRA, Guru Sahadev Padhi, will also be presented.