From Clay Moulds to Devi

From Clay Moulds to Devi

In the age of modernity, puja committees elsewhere in the country are experimenting with the look and theme of Maa Durga, but those in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar have their trust ingrained in the time-honoured traditions. One such tradition lies with the divine face of the Goddess, which has remained unchanged…

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One Celebration, Many Hues

One Celebration, Many Hues

Tribals are an important part of Rath Yatra in districts like Kalahandi, Keonjhar and Koraput while, different traditions mark the festivities at Balasore and Sambalpur RATH Yatra has many shades in Odisha. Although the celebration at Puri is famous worldwide, the nine-day festival elsewhere in the State is an equally…

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A band to bond with folk music

A band to bond with folk music

Adi Dhun is Odisha’s first folk band that aims to revive and promote the dying traditional music culture of Western Odisha ANCIENT and connected with nature, the folk music tradition of Western Odisha is unique in more ways than one. Gifted folk musicians from across the region, many of who…

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