Sudhakar kumar Shahi (spl.correspondent)
Odissi dance performance at international level by Soor Mandir students
Cuttack: The students of Soor Mandir, one of the most popular Odissi Dance Institute of Cuttack were sent on a cultural tour by ICCR, government of India.
This group of 6 members led by Ms Jyotsna Rani Sahoo (founder & CEO of the Institute) has finally returned from the tour. They performed our ancient Indian classical dance, Odissi at different places have brought pride & glory to our country.
They even conducted workshops where the art lovers were provided a glimpse of our Odissi culture & mentored by the team to learn this classical form on the music of nature i.e movement of animals & bird’s through odissi dance.
They performed at Trinidad & Tobago, El Salvador, Santa Lucia , Santa Ana ,, Honduras, San Fernando, Guatemala . They put up their show in National Academy of Performing Arts, Indian Food Festival, National Theatre, ITEC Day Celebration , Central American Technological University etc.
Merciditas Agircia Dance School, National Company of Dance & Ballet etc. were some of the places where workshops were conducted by Ms Jyotsna Rani Sahoo to publicize the traditional dance form of Odissi.
Ms. Jyotsna Rani Sahoo
Goutam Kumar Ray
Himalaya Prusty ( light designer)