Duration: 00:12:16; Aspect Ratio: 1.333:1; Hue: 14.169; Saturation: 0.190; Lightness: 0.092; Volume: 0.144; Cuts per Minute: 2.200
Summary: The 2nd International Odissi Festival was organised by IPAP between August 28 - 31, 2003, in Washington D.C. Dedicated to the memory of Guru Pankaj Charan Das, who passed away in June 2003, it brought together Odissi dancers and scholars from all over the world.
Rajashree Chintak Behera trained under Guru Durga Charan Ranbir and Guru Harihar Mohanty in the Odissi style of Guru Durga Deba Prasad Das. She is a holder of Visarad-Purna in Odissi Dance from Akhila Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidyalaya Mandal, Mumbai, as well as an M.A. in Economics from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar. She has to her credit several performances in India and other countries. Behera lives in Australia with her family.