Duration: 00:18:00; Aspect Ratio: 1.333:1; Hue: 9.357; Saturation: 0.175; Lightness: 0.112; Volume: 0.538; Cuts per Minute: 5.052
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.
Madhusmita Mohanty began her journey in Odissi at the age of six. She is a senior teacher and assistant director of Orissa Dance Academy. She has performed at the Orissa Society of Americas Convention, USA and has also been to Germany, Italy, Croatia, England and other European countries. Madhusmita is a recipient of Senior National Scholarship, the Singarmani title from Sur Singar Samsad, Mumbai , Deba Prasad Dash Memorial Fellowship 1997-98 and an empanelled artiste of ICCR.
Here, she performs an Oriya abhinaya, Bara Badhu.