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  • An essence of glory

    An essence of glory

    City dwellers were enthralled by the creative dance drama that was aesthetically executed at a soiree recently.

    August 4, 2019
  • Interpreting tradition anew

    Interpreting tradition anew

    The two-day Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award Festival showcased impeccably rich performances.

    September 15, 2018
  • Imbued with unbridled verve

    Imbued with unbridled verve

    A young Odissi dancer to watch out for is Diptimayee Sahoo and she recently performed with great aplomb in Bhubaneswar.

    September 8, 2018
  • Absolute poetry in motion

    Absolute poetry in motion

    Young Odissi exponent Prachi Hota gave an exemplary account of herself by expertly depicting the nine rasas.

    July 28, 2018
  • The best there is to offer

    The best there is to offer

    A festival of classical dance in Dubai, organised by noted exponent, Saswat Joshi, was a veritable treat.

    May 12, 2018
  • Beacon of excellence

    Beacon of excellence

    With Shinjan Nrityalaya each and every occasion becomes a grand one. So it was with their annual show at Rabindra Sadan, Kolkata. The highlight of this year’s annual was Shinjan Nrityalaya’s new production Surya or the sun — a much venerated God — performed by their repertory members. The journey of its students from scratch …

    November 18, 2017
  • Supremely graceful and aesthetically appealing

    Supremely graceful and aesthetically appealing

    Bhav Shringar, the institute of Odissi Dance at Salt lake and Newtown, presented the seventh edition of its annual dance recital in Nazul Tirtha, Newtown recently. Odissi dancer Kavita Mishra, the founder of Bhav Shringar, and her students presented a beautiful evening of Odissi to dance lovers. Sangita Gosain, chief executive officer, Odissi Research Centre, …

    June 9, 2017
  • Paying due obeisance to the gods

    Paying due obeisance to the gods

    The Konark Festival of Dance was celebrated at Konark in Odisha where the world heritage temple stands as a testimony to 13th century architectural marvel. One of the several factors responsible for the recreation of Odissi dance in the 20th century was the sculptures of dancing maidens and musicians adorning the different tiers of temples, …

    December 16, 2016
  • Bowing to the guru

    Bowing to the guru

    Aloka Kanungo&’s maiden recital at Aladeen back in 1981 had created a stir in Calcutta&’s dance circles making people aware of the emergence of a young talent. Later, that promising talent not only established her claim as a star of Odissi dance, Kanungo — one of the sparkling products of Guru Kelucharan Mahapatra — is …

    September 10, 2016
  • ”Blacklisted” US national arrested in Islamabad

    ”Blacklisted” US national arrested in Islamabad

    ''Blacklisted'' US national arrested in Islamabad

    August 7, 2016