International Odissi Festival 2006: Dasabhuja Gotipua Nrutya Parishad presents Gotipua Nacha
Duration: 00:25:21; Aspect Ratio: 1.333:1; Hue: 321.834; Saturation: 0.107; Lightness: 0.203; Volume: 0.510; Cuts per Minute: 7.455; Words per Minute: 1.538
Summary: The 3rd International Odissi Festival was organised by IPAP between December 26 - 30, 2006 in Bhubaneswar. Dedicated to the memory of Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra, the festival also saw the construction of a gigantic open-air dance theatre in the Utkal Sangeet Mahavidyalaya campus. The daylong performances included leading and upcoming Odissi dancers. The festival also made space for seminars, Odissi music and lecture demonstrations.
Dasabhuja is a gotipua akhada based in Raghurajpur. Gotipuas are pre-pubescent boy dancers who perform attired as women.
Saja kanja nayana kunje...
Radha comes to meet Krishna on hearing his flute. Being unable to find him, she laments that the person for whom she longs for is always busy with others and does not love her at all.