Bhubaneswar: An Odissi dance recital by Masako Ono and Group enthralled the audience here at Rabindra Mandap on Friday.
The recitals under the “Horizon” series by the Indian Council of Cultural Relations in collaboration with Odia Language, Literature & Culture Department, Govt. of Odisha grabbed the attention of the audience for coordination and content.
A spellbinding performance by the troupe amidst visual effects, excellent facial expression, grace of footwork, enchanting gestures and rhythm had a lasting effect on the audience.
The festival was an attempt to discover the cultural roots of the dance form and to promote cultural tourism and foster an alliance among various cultures.