Gotipua Dance of Odisha

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 dress up as female to praise Lord Jagannath and Lord Krishna. The actual form of the dance is executed by a group of boys who perform acrobatic figures inspired by […]

 

Ghumura Dance of Odisha

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 as the dress code of Ghumura resembles more like a tribal dance, but recent researchers argue different mudra and dance form present in Ghumura bear more resemblance with other classical dance […]

 

Tribals Economy of Odisha

Tribals Economy of Odisha

Tribals economy is characterised as subsistence oriented. The subsistence economy is based mainly on collecting, hunting and fishing (e.g., the Birhor, Hill Kharia), or a combination of hunting and collecting with shifting cultivation (e.g., the Juang,, Hill Bhuyan, Lanjia Saora, Kondh etc.) Even the so-called plough using agricultural tribes do often, wherever scope is available, […]

 

Tribal Dance & Santali Dance

Tribal Dance & Santali Dance

The Tribals who constitute about one fourth of the total population of Odisha have very many dances of secular, religious and seasonal in character. Living in the midst of nature their dances and songs are vivid, temperamental and attuned to nature herself. Nature is always the strongest inspiration for them, coupled with the customs and […]

 

Mahari Dance in odisha

Mahari Dance in odisha

Mahari Tradition of the Sri Mandira is the beautiful Parijata flower of art an history of Utkal. It also makes living by its fragrance and the touch of nationl. It has been doing so far from the time immoral. It has made the art of Utkala glorious Mahari tradition is the same and one union […]

 

Chhau Dance in Odisha naacha

Chhau Dance in Odisha naacha

Chhau is an ancient dance form. It originated in the mock fights of the Oriya Paikas (warriors) who fought rhythmically to the accompaniment of indigenous music instruments. The highly Stylised Chhau dance of today follow the basic principle of the Natya Shastra of Bharat Muni and the Abhinaya Darpana of Nandikeswara. This dance form became […]

 

Famous Odissi Dance

Famous Odissi Dance

Famous 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 Odissi dance have a distinctive quality of their own. Odissi dance deals largely wi…  

 

Bhaunri Odia film Cast and crew

Bhaunri Odia film Cast and crew

One of new odia film Bhaunri directing by Sudhanshu Mohan Sahoo. The movie is based on a tribal youth that is creating a buzz in Odisha. Mostly Arindam Roy and Bidita Bag are lead role of this film. The Bhaunri film all songs are directed by odia popular muisc director Abhijit Majumdar. Is you are […]

 
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