June 22, 2014

Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar, June 22: Odisha Government seems to have finally realised the need to promote tourism and culture after a series of programmes had failed to produce the desired results.The State Government has decided to organise an international film festival to be held simultaneously in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack during November and December this year.Odisha Film Development Corporation in association with Information and Public Relations Department of the State government will organise the international film festival.Chief Secretary Jugal Kishore Mohapatra has also asked OFDC to create an archive of good and qualitative Odia films from both traditional and modern realms.Further the State Government has decided to organise Odisha Festivals in collaboration with the Odia Associations in cities such as Bangalore, Mumbai and Hyderabad to showcase good Odia films, Odissi dance, music, tourist treasures, handicrafts and textiles.A preparatory meeting for organising these events was held at the State Secretariat in Bhubaneswar on Saturday.

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