Stage set for Konark Dance Festival from Dec 1

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Bhubaneswar: The stage is set for the enthralling Konark Dance Festival-2017 which will begin with Odissi dance, performed by the Nupur Dance Academy (Bhubaneswar), on December 1.

The annual dance festival in Open Air Auditorium on the backdrop of the Sun Temple will conclude on December 5 with Mohiniattam dance by Nalanda Dance Research Centre, Mumbai (Dr Kanak Rele & Group).

The major attraction of the festival this year would be the Bharatnatyam and Odissi dances performed by two Malaysian groups - The Temple of Fine Arts (Bharatnatyam) and the Sutra Foundation, Ramli Ibrahim & Group (Odissi).

The five-day classical dance festival, which is being organised by the Tourism Department and Odissi Research Centre every year between December 1 and 5, will be held from 6.00 PM to 8.30 PM.

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