Duration: 00:12:16; Aspect Ratio: 1.333:1; Hue: 36.719; Saturation: 0.528; Lightness: 0.122; Volume: 0.427; Cuts per Minute: 0.978
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.
Ramahari Das is a household name in Orissa. He has tremendously contributed to the development of Odissi Music. He has also written books on the Ragas and Talas of Odissi Music. He is currently the Head of the Odissi Research Centre in Bhubaneswar, Orissa. He is also a board member of Sangeet Natak Akademi, New Delhi. He has composed several music pieces for almost all Odissi Gurus in India and abroad.
Here he sings during the opening of the festival.