The Srjan Nrityabasa is on the threshold of exciting and potentially huge Award event – the 24th edition of the “OMC Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Awards Festival”, which will be held between 5th to 9th September 2018 at Rabindra Mandap, Bhubaneshwar.
“NALCO Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award” will be awarded to Dr. Satchi Das for Theatre and Guru Lingaraj Behera for Dance while “NALCO Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award Yuva Prativa Samman” will be awarded to Smt. Sonali Mohapatra, Bhubaneswar for Odissi Dance, Sri Subikash Mukherjee, Kolkata (Odissi), Smt. Swati Sinha, Delhi (Kathak), and Shri Rohan Dahale, Mumbai (Odissi Mardala).
Renowned artistes from different states will be performing at the festival. Noted dancer and film personality Hema Malini will grace the evening of the concluding day of the festival.
5th September 2018
- Rajashri Praharaj, Bhubaneswar – Odissi Dance
- R.Kumaresh, Chennai (Violin) & Jayanthi Kumaresh, Chennai (Veena) – Carnatic Music (Violin & Veena) Jugalbandi
6th September 2018
- Parthasarathi Panigrahi, Bhubaneswar – Vocal rendition of Geeta Goveenda
- Vaijyanthi Kashi & Pratiksha Kashi, Bangalore – Kuchipudi
7th September 2018
- AGAM Music Band, Bangalore – Musical Fusion
8th September 2018
- Rajendra Gangani, Delhi – Kathak
- Ambi Subramanian, Bangalore- Carnatic Violin
09th September 2018
- Award Ceremony
- Odissi Dance Presentation by “SRJAN ENSEMBLE”
- “Kirwani Madhurima” written by Pt. Nityananda Misra
- “Dance Ballet “Maati” Written by Poet Sri Radha Mohan Gadnayak (Choreography – Ratikant Mohapatra)