Art & Culture of Odisha

Dalkhai Dance of Odisha

Though Dusserah is the occasion of Sambalpuri folk dance Dalkhai, it’s the most popular folk-dance of Odisha, its performance is very common on all other festivals such as Bhaijiuntia, Phagun Puni, Nuakhai, etc. This is mostly danced by young women …

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Animal Mask Dance in Odisha

The spectacular animal mask dances are prevalent in the district of Ganjam, Orissa (Odisha), especially in Bhanjanagar sub-division area. Particularly during Thankurani Yatra, when the idols are taken out on the streets, the animal mask dancers go on dancing before …

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