Culture

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...

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...

Baagh Naach Or Tiger Dance of Odisha

Odisha is a beautiful state with many well versed and cultured people. The residents of this region are also too creative and dancers. They...

Gotipua Dance of Odisha

In Oriya language, “Goti” means “single” and “Pua” means “boy”. For centuries, the Gotipua dance has been performed in Orissa by young boys who...

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...

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...

Tribals of Odisha

In India there are a total of 437 tribes, and in Odisha the number is sixty two. According to 1991 Census, in Odisha...

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...

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...