Ekamra Walks blends Odissi, music, Urban Sketchers


Bhubaneswar: The 19th Ekamra Walks today saw a unique blend of special and surprise music, Odissi performances at Art Vision  and the family members of the Dutch Ambassador i.e. his wife, son and daughter-in-law taking part in the only guided tour of the city.

While the walk started with a nice recital of flute and table by Jagat and troupe and the guests enjoyed every bit of the nice music created by the artists, the guide of the day explained, led the troupe and told them in details the basis behind the walks and the essence of the Kalingan architecture of the temple building tradition.


Among others, principal secretary Tourism Arti Ahuja and principal secretary Cooperation Manoj Ahuja and director tourism Nitish Bhnudas Jawle were present.

The heritage walkers discovered new stories behind each temple as they touched Parsurameswar, Swarnajaleswar, Kotitirtheswar, Bindusagar, Old Dharmasalas, Lingaraj Temple, Suka-Sari temple complex, Mohini, Vaitaal, Ekamra Van and in the end saw the Odissi recital at Art Vision, the school by famous Odissi and Chhow dance Guru, Padmashree Ileana Citaristi.

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