Mail News Service
Jamshedpur, June 27: Dedicated to the propagation of Odissi classical dance forms, Devdhara with the support of the Government of India has been presenting such programs across the country. As a part of the chain, a blend of the east, north and south will form that bouquet of dance presentations in Jamshedpur on the evenings of June 29 and 30 at Rajendra Vidyalay auditorium at Sakchi. The cultural representations from central and northern parts of India will be in the forms of Qawali and Sufi songs.
On the first day on June 29 a presentation of Odissi dances under the direction of Nritya Guru Dr Gajendra Panda will be performed by artistes of Devdhara Dance Institute. Up next would be the city�s very own daughter Vidushi Gauri Divakar with her presentation of Katthak recital. The final event of the inaugural day would be a Chhou presentation in the Saraikela School format directed by Guru Tapan Kumar Pattanayak.
The final day�s attraction will be concentrated on famous cine artiste and famed danseuse Sudha Chandran who will exhibit her skills in Bharatanatyam. Continuing the presentations of south�s cultural heritage would be Vidushi Yamini Reddy with her Kuchipudi recital. Ankita Kumari will add to the cultural milieu by performing an Odissi recital.
The concluding program of this two day cultural fest would be Qawali presentations by Sufi singers.
The organizers, in a bid to keep the tradition of classical dance and music alive have made the two day program free for audience.