Director: Madhavi Mudgal
Duration: 00:23:42; Aspect Ratio: 1.333:1; Hue: 2.934; Saturation: 0.086; Lightness: 0.137; Volume: 0.490; Cuts per Minute: 14.722
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.
A Delhi-based institution, Gandharva Mahavidyalaya was established by Vinaya Chandra Maudgalya in 1939. The Gandharva Mahavidyalaya troupe is trained in Odissi by Madhavi Mudgal, who was trained by Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra. The troupe is made up of acclaimed solo performers and is known for its ensemble work that privileges economy of movement, neatness, rhythm and musicality.
Here they perform an Odissi variation - Pallavani, choreographed by Madhavi Mudgal.