By Rachita Swain Leaving behind Robert Frost’s road of indecisiveness in the forest, Indian English Poets of Odisha walk on a more specific road toward home. Past and present mingle in a relativity of time but individuals do not lose   Read More

December 31, 2020

Kedar Mishra Certainly, yesterday is past, but when a creative person speaks about the past of yesterday, what does it mean? Is it an absurd statement or it goes deep into some kind of mystical exploration on past? Nila Madhab   Read More

December 19, 2020

Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: UNICEF Odisha in collaboration with Aaina, an Odisha-based voluntary organisation hosted the inauguration ceremony of Children’s Festival Week of Season 6 of KALLOLA 2020 – a celebration of children’s creativity, here on Friday on the theme   Read More

November 21, 2020

Odisha Channel Bureau Kurnool (Andhra Pradesh): The Tungabhadra Pushkaralu (pushkar) began near here on Friday with a sea of humanity thronging the riverbed. Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy inaugurated the popular religious festival at Sankal Bagh Ghat near here   Read More

November 20, 2020

In fact, Durga Puja gives a boost to Odia literature every year. But the pandemic seems to have dealt a severe blow to the media as a whole and periodicals in particular. Prafulla Das Bhubaneswar: The Odia literary periodicals that   Read More

October 31, 2020

By Anil Dhir On the corner of the busy market street in front of the Lingaraj temple, 75 years old Debaraj Barik runs his small hair-cutting saloon, he has been doing it since 1959. He had begun the trade at   Read More

October 29, 2020

Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: Well-known Odia poet Nityananda Nayak was honoured with the prestigious Sarala Puraskar for his contribution to literature here on Monday. The annual award, comprising a citation, plaque and Rs. 5 lakhs, was presented to Nayak in   Read More

October 27, 2020

Rachita Swain The nonagenarian genius of Indian English Poetry, Jayanta Mahapatra is alive and kicking in his creativity. His recently published book, the Puri Poems in 2018, is a significant contribution to his colossal body of poetry, exclusively dealing with   Read More

October 22, 2020

Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has written a letter to Union Culture & Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel drawing the latter’s attention to the ongoing efforts put by the art and music lovers of Odisha to confer   Read More

September 25, 2020

Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: The Department of Performing Arts (DPA), Sri Sri University in collaboration with Srjan is organising a world webinar series on `Globalisation of Indian Dance’ from September 21 to 26. The series will feature 12 distinguished scholars/practitioners   Read More

September 19, 2020

Kedar Mishra Ajit Das was not an actor, acting was his life. He was as natural as a flow of river on screen. As an actor he was Calm, quite, gentle and sophisticated. In Odia film, he was the most   Read More

September 13, 2020

Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal on Wednesday presented the prestigious Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award 2020 to veteran cinematographer Raj Gopal Mishra for his lifetime achievements and invaluable contribution to the world of Odia cinema. Mishra, who is   Read More

September 9, 2020

Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubabneswar: The fourth evening of the 26th OMC Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award Festival 2020 on Tuesday (September 8th) started with a classical dance had performance with Purvadhanashree presenting Vilasini Natyam, followed by a classical music recital with   Read More

September 8, 2020

Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: The third evening of the 26th OMC Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award Festival being held online hosted performances by Kathak exponent Gauri Diwakar followed by carnatic vocal recital by Abhishek Raghuram on Monday. With her versatility and   Read More

September 7, 2020

Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: After the seamless broadcast and tremendous response to the inaugural evening of the 26th OMC Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award Festival on September 5th, Srjan, premier Odissi dance institution of India presented the second evening of this   Read More

September 6, 2020

Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: The five-day-long 26th OMC Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award Festival 2020 was launched online on Saturday evening. Considered one of the finest classical dance and music festivals in India’s cultural calendar, the award festival was inaugurated by   Read More

September 5, 2020

Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Heritage Cabinet has passed a resolution asking the Centre to accord classical status to Odissi music on the lines of the position granted to Hindustani and Carnatic music. State Culture Minister Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi   Read More

September 3, 2020

Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: The 26th OMC Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award Festival 2020 will be held online from September 5 to September 9. The festival – being organised Srjan, a premier Odissi dance school – will be online-only event for   Read More

September 1, 2020

Odisha Channel Bureau Puri: The stage is once again set for the Bring Your Own Film Festival (BYOFF). The festival will be inaugurated on Friday (February21) and continue till February 21. It is held every year at Pink House Hotel   Read More

February 20, 2020

Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: The final day of JD Centre of Art’s 13th International Film Festival on Art & Artists opened with the unique and contemplative film, Human’s Musics here on Sunday. A specially re-edited version of Human (2015), the   Read More

February 10, 2020