Odissi Dance Recital: Performance by Dancers of ‘Srjan Ensemble’ and Guru Ratikanta Mohapatra


Bhubaneswar: A one day dance program ‘Odissi Dance Recital’ under Horizon Series by Indian Council for Cultural Relations(ICCR),Government of India was organized in collaboration with Department of Culture, Government of Odisha, at Rabindra Mandap here on Thursday.

The programme witnessed solo dance performance of Guru Ratikanta Mohapatra portraying the character of Shabari from the text of Rama Charita Manasa, group dance performed by artistes of Srjan presetning Ardhanariswara marking the fusion of Shiva, the masculine force and Shakti, the feminine energy.

Vande Mataram, a salute to Mother India was the concluding programme of the evening. The audience were mesmerized and were transported to a different world while viewing the performance.