Bhubaneswar: Art lovers are treated to a number of theatre festivals being organised lately in the capital city. The ongoing three-day Arpana Theatre Festival – 2019 at Bhanja Kala Mandap, here, has provided a great platform for theatre lovers to watch some beautifully presented plays.
On the inaugural evening on Wednesday, the play “Guest” was staged. The play directed by Gobinda Jena and written by Darpa Narayan Sethi, garnered a huge applause and appreciation from the audience.
On the second evening of the festival, the play “Gitamruta” directed by Gobinda Jena and written by Panchanan Dash will be presented.
The concluding evening of the festival on Friday shall feature the play “Pageil Radha” directed by Susant Kumar Satapathy and written by Rabindra Nath Das.
During the festival, Santosh Biswal, Nirmalya Pati, Navin Kumar Das, Deba Ranjan Samal and Satyanaryan Rautray shall be awarded with the Arpana Shantidevi Samman – 2019.