Palm-Leaf Etching Craft Of Odisha Government Has Started To Get Geographical Indication Tag

Palm-Leaf Etching Craft Of Odisha Government Has Started To Get Geographical Indication Tag

Odisha government has started preparation for filing application for Geographical Indication (GI) registration for palm-leaf etching craft. A preliminary survey of palm leaf artists revealed that there are around 1000 palm-leaf artists are in Puri, Khurda and Cuttack districts. Existence of palm leaf manuscripts is dating back to the time of Ashoka’s in Odisha. There […]

 

Odisha Artist Sudarshan Pattnaik Will Represent India In 10th Moscow Sand Art Championship 2017

Odisha Artist Sudarshan Pattnaik Will Represent India In 10th Moscow Sand Art Championship 2017

Sudarshan Pattnaik Internationally acclaimed sand artist from Odisha, will represent India in 10th Moscow Sand Art Championship 2017. The sand art championship will be held from April 22 to April 28 at Kolomenskoye, Moscow in Russia. Several top sculptors selected from different countries would participate in the championship. The theme of the competition is “The […]

 

Utkala Dibasa Or Odisha Day Is Celebrated On April 1 In Orissa

Utkala Dibasa Or Odisha Day Is Celebrated On April 1 In Orissa

Utkala Dibasa, also known as Odisha Day is celebrated on April 1 in Orissa in the memory of the formation of the state as a separate province on April 1, 1936. It is celebration time for the Odia-speaking community in India and abroad. In 1936, Odia was the first language around which a state was […]

 

Artist Sudarshan Pattnaik Spreads Awareness On TB Through Sand Art

Artist Sudarshan Pattnaik Spreads Awareness On TB Through Sand Art

Renowned sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik has created a sand sculpture on the beaches of Puri to spread awareness regarding tuberculosis (TB) on this World Tuberculosis Day. Pattnaik was also announced as the new TB Ambassador of Odisha by REACH, a non-profit organization dedicated to the fight against TB for almost two decades in association with […]

 

Different & Beautiful 32 Besha Of Lord Jagannath In Puri Temple

Different & Beautiful 32 Besha Of Lord Jagannath In Puri Temple

The Costumes or Besha of Lord Jagannath symbolize various cultural and religious syntheses in the shrine. Everyday from early morning to night the deities on the Ratnavedi wear different attires made of cotton and silk fabrics, Gold Ornaments studded with precious stones, flowers of different varieties, tulsi leaves etc. Sandal paste, camphor and some times […]

 

Odisha Artist Manas Sahu Creates Sand Art On Radha-Krishna For Holi

Odisha Artist Manas Sahu Creates Sand Art On Radha-Krishna For Holi

Sand artist Manas Sahu has created a sand sculpture on Radha-Krishna at Puri sea beach to wish the nation on the occasion of Holi. Sahu tried to convey his message that how the god and goddess are playing Holi with the natural colours. Sahu and his four aides took nearly eight hours and used around […]

 

Palm leaf Painting Of Odisha Is Considered As One Of The Treasured Decorations

Palm leaf Painting Of Odisha Is Considered As One Of The Treasured Decorations

Palm leaf painting of Odisha is considered as one of the treasured decorations. It is also known as Talapatrachitras. This art originated when communication in the written form began. The ancient art of palm leaf writing still can be observed in some Oriyan household or in a temple or at an astrologer’s place. However, the […]

 

The Famous Rock Art of Odisha Dates Back To As Early As The Prehistoric Period

The Famous Rock Art of Odisha Dates Back To As Early As The Prehistoric Period

The Rock Art of Odisha dates back to as early as the prehistoric period. The earliest reported are the rock shelters of Vikramkhol in Jharsuguda district. The cells attracted men to live there, who decorated these rock shelters with paintings and engravings in various geometrical forms and figures of human and animals. Most of these sites […]

 

Symbols Of Traditional Odia Culture Is Jhoti, Chita And Muruja

Symbols Of Traditional Odia Culture Is Jhoti, Chita And Muruja

Women all over India practice their Traditional Odia Culture of decorating the house walls and floors by Jhoti, Chita and Muruja and various patterns. These folk arts are believed to bring glory to the festivals. And these are also believed as the harbinger of prosperity and happiness. Usually these art forms are practiced by rural women though few urban women do […]

 
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