Duration: 00:18:22; Aspect Ratio: 1.333:1; Hue: 351.773; Saturation: 0.132; Lightness: 0.202; Volume: 0.495; Cuts per Minute: 1.361
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.
Beginning her Odissi career in Orissa, Jyoti Rout moved to the United States in 1993, where she founded Jyoti Kala Mandir. She is an active choreographer with about 45 items to her credit. Many of her students have completed a Ranga Puja and are establishing careers as soloists. Jyoti Rout is still actively performing throughout the United States, India and internationally.
Here, she performs Sapta Tandava, a piece she has choreographed herself.