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Stage Set For Festivity

Vishal Dev, Secretary Tourism and Sports said Odisha will witness a number of dance and cultural festivals from 1 December beginning with Konark Festival.

While most popular Konark Festival would be organized from 1-5 December, it will be followed by other great cultural events like Mukteswar Festival from 14-16 January, Rajarani Festival from 18-20 January and Dhauli Utsav from 6-8 February.
 
Presenting details in the meeting for administrative preparations for Konark Festival, Mr.Dev said the festival would be held from 1st to 5th December, the peak tourist season in Odisha. Each day there would be an Odissi programme followed by other classical dances.
 
The dances like Kuchipudi, Bharatnatyam, Kathak, Mohiniattam, Manipuri etc would be presented by the troops from various states
 
The high level meeting was held under Chairmanship of Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy in State Lokseva Bhwan conference hall on 3 October.
 
Mr.Dev outlined the issues for discussion relating to sequence of the programs, selection of items and troops were discussed in the meeting.
 
Chief Secretary Mr.Tripathy directed to focus on quality of the programs and participating troops for escalating the festival to a world class tourism and cultural show.
 
It was decided in the meeting that the cultural troop from Indonesia would present their performance in the Konark Festival.
 
The troops having national and international reckon from different parts of India would present their programs.
 
Chief Secretary Mr.Tripathy directed to give place to various classical dance and songs of India along with the Odissi dance and music.
 
State Administration has started advance preparations for these festivals.
 
 Secretary Culture and Odia Language, Manoranjan Panigrahi,other senior officials along with Dance and Song Experts from different parts of Odisha participated in the discussion.
 


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