The thirty third version of the Konark pageant (held in December, 2022) that showcased the wealthy cultural heritage of the area introduced collectively artistes from totally different dance types. Yearly, the pageant, probably the most widespread on the nation’s cultural calendar, attracts a lot of vacationers and dance-lovers from throughout the globe. Staged within the backdrop of the magnificient Solar temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Web site, it fulfills the aim of constructing classical arts accessible.
Attended by authorities dignitaries and eminent artistes, the pageant showcased one of the best of artistes and their choreographic works. The beautiful atmosphere added to the allure of the shows.
The inaugural present witnessed Odissi efficiency by Datuk Ramli Ibrahim and group of Sutra Basis, Malaysia. This was adopted by Kathak efficiency by Rajendra Gangani and group of Guru Kundanlal Gangani Basis from New Delhi, who offered Chhand-Laya-Gati.
College students of the Jawaharlal Nehru Manipuri Dance Academy, Leela Samson’s Spanda Dance Firm (Bharatanatyam), Jaikishore Mosalikanti and group (Kuchipudi), Gopika Varma and group (Mohiniattam), Debamitra Sengupta and group (Odissi), Pravat Kumar Swain and group (Odissi) and Pitambar Biswal and group (Odissi) regaled the viewers.
Concurrently throughout the length of the pageant, the pristine Chandrabhaga Seashore witnessed famend sand artists competing to sculpt distinctive creations.