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Karma Naach of Odisha

Karam or Karma literally means 'fate' in Kosli Oriya. This pastoral Sambalpuri folk dance is performed during the worship of the god or goddess...

9 Most Famous Dances of Odisha

9 Most famous dances to be witnessed once you are in Odisha. Know more about the rich culture and heritage of Odisha in India Odissi...

Dalkhai Dance of Odisha

Though Dusserah is the occasion of Sambalpuri folk dance Dalkhai, it's the most popular folk-dance of Orissa, its performance is very common on all...

Nabakalebara Festival : The Second World’s Largest Religious Congregation

The term NABAKALEBAR is derived from Sanskrit Language "Naba" means "New" and "Kalebar" means "Body", which means "NEW BODY". New idols will be made from Neem...

Tribal Economy of Odisha

Tribal economy is characterised as subsistence oriented. The subsistence economy is based mainly on collecting, hunting and fishing (e.g., the Birhor, Hill Kharia), or...

Odissi Dance

Odissi dance is the typical classical dance form of Odisha and has its origin in the temples. The rhythm, the bhangis and mudras used in...

Tribal Dance

The Tribals who constitute about one fourth of the total population of Odisha have very many dances of secular, religious and seasonal in...

Oxford Odissi Dance Festival hosted at the Oxford University

The Oxford University London Odissi Centre is organising the Oxford Odissi Dance Festival, in collaboration with the Oxford India Society and the Indian high...

Ghumura Dance of Odisha

Ghumura Dance (or Ghumra Dance) is one of the most leading folk dance form Kalahandi district of Odisha. It is classified as folk dance...