Duration: 00:05:34; Aspect Ratio: 1.333:1; Hue: 12.566; Saturation: 0.097; Lightness: 0.098; Volume: 0.535; Cuts per Minute: 5.379
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.
Born in 1977, Dipti Routray received her training in Odissi dance from an early age under the tutelage of Shri Durga Charan Ranbir. She has completed her Sangeet Visharad from Akhila Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidyalaya, rune and Nritya Bhaskar from Pracheen Kala Kendra, Chandigarh. Dipti received the national scholarship from the Department of Culture, Government of India to specialize in Odissi dance. Dipti has performed in major dance festivals within the country including Konark, Nishagandhi, Haridas, Puri Beach, Khajuraho, and Swarnotsav, organized by the Central Sangeet Natak Akademi, New Delhi at (Ahmedabad). She has performed in Kazakhistan on India's 50th Independence Day organized by ICCR, and also in Venezuela, Colombia and Germany.
Here she performs Basanta Pallavi, a piece choreographed in the Deba Prasad Das style of Odissi, set to Raga Basant.