VIRTUAL ODISHA PARBA - 2021
The grand festivity of mega ‘Odisha Parba’ was celebrated in a spectacular and unique manner, with lots of excitement and enthusiasm. Keeping in mind the Covid-19 protocol, Odisha Parba was held on a virtual platform on 27th and 28th March 2021. The two-day long grand event, organized by Odia Samaj, New Delhi, showcased the unique art, culture, heritage & tradition of Odisha. The Virtual Odisha Parba had various dazzling cultural and traditional folk dances & musical performances and tete-a-tete with eminent Odia personalities. This time, the online stage was set for all Odias worldwide to tune-in and experience the marvellous extravaganza of Odia culture.
The Virtual Odisha Parba witnessed various regional and ancient dance and art forms that originated centuries ago, such as Jodi Sankha, Animal Mask Dance, Ranapa Dance, Malakhamba, Bonda tribal Dance, Martial arts, Adi Dhun, etc. Many famous and revered Odia personalities connected to the audience and narrated their life stories and journey to success and fame. The audience got to hear from many famous Odias such as Padma Vibhushan Sonal Mansingh, Padma Vibhushan Sudarshan Sahoo, etc.
A Musical gala was also a part of the Virtual Odisha Parba, and well-known singers from the Ollywood industry entertained the audience with their melodious performances