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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.
Dipti Mishra is a disciple of Guru Sudhakar Sahu. She is based in Bhubaneswar.
Here, she performs an ashtapadi from Jayadeva's Gita Govinda. Radha has spent a long night waiting for a glimpse of Krishna; when he finally arrives, the marks on his body and his languor give him away. As he desperately makes excuses to account for his absence and the telltale signs of lovemaking, Radha refuses to listen to his lies and pleads with him to go away.