Five days long extravaganza ‘Vedvyas Sangeet Nrutyostav’ concluded
Report by:Rajesh Mohapatra,Odishabarta
ROURKELA,07/11/17:Bhanja Kala Kendra, a leading socio-cultural organization in the city who has been organizing different events, ‘Vedvyas Sangeet Nrutyostav’ was one of the prominent cultural events where an eminent dance artist from different parts of India participates in these prestigious events. As awaited by the Rourkelaites, this event kicked up five days back and many beautiful performers performed their art & skill in-between. In the concluding the day, Juel Oram, Hon’ble Union Minister for Tribal Affairs graced the function as Chief Guest and had inaugurated the event with floral tributes to Lord Jagannath and lighting the lamp.
The colorful dance event was started with Kathak dance recital by Eminent Kathak Exponent, Ms. V Anuradha Singh. It was a splendid performance to watch which mesmerized the audience. Subsequent program was displayed by scintillating Jodi Sankha & Ranappa dance performance by the famous Sri Sri Nilakantheswar Kala Kendra of Ganjam followed by Nepali Folk Dance presented by Folk artists from Nepal. And finally Guru Binapani Rath and her students of Bhanja Kala Kendra recited a riveting group Odishi song.
This extravaganza evening was witnessed by many art lovers of the city with few special dignitaries, i.e. Prashant Kumar Mohanty, GM In-Charge(Mills & Auxilliaries ( & President Bhanja Kala Kendra who delivered the welcome address, Radha Krishan Mohapatra, General Secretary, Bhanja Kala Kendra who coordinated the inaugural function and P K Mohapatra, DGM(MM) & Vice President, Bhanja Kala Kendra who proposed the vote of thanks. Mr.Shashank Pattnaik of PR department, RSP and Koena Dastidar had anchored the evening in their own style which made the event more momentous.