Joomla Templates and Joomla Extensions by JoomlaVision.Com
Tourist Object: Lovina Festival 2015 (Friday, 09 October 2015 23:21)
Tourist Object: Kecak of Peliatan Ubud (Friday, 09 October 2015 23:18)
Sport and Recreation: Playing Top-Spinning after Harvest (Friday, 09 October 2015 23:09)
Headline News: Fruit Barong Symbolizes Fertility (Friday, 09 October 2015 16:23)
Headline News: A Blue Paradise Named Nusa Penida (Friday, 09 October 2015 16:17)
Gallery: From Temple to Tatoo: Three Generations fo Balinese Painters (Friday, 09 October 2015 16:12)
Gallery: Feel the Exceptional and Uniqueness of The Sintesa Jimbaran (Friday, 09 October 2015 16:04)
Food and Beverage: Wow…How Sticky the Lupis Ketan Cake Is! (Friday, 09 October 2015 16:00)
Balinese Live: Monkey Forest Holds Tumpek Kandang Ritual (Friday, 09 October 2015 15:57)
You are here: Home News & Info Gallery Odissi Dance, a Tribute of Indian Artists
Joomla Templates and Joomla Extensions by JoomlaVision.Com

Odissi Dance, a Tribute of Indian Artists

Odissi Dance a Tribute of Indian ArtistsIndian artists always participate in every implementation of the Bali Arts Festival (BAF) in Denpasar Art Center. Interestingly, every performance they present are always interesting and comes with their distinctive charm. Clatter of their footwork, sound of drums and melodious rhythm of flute accompany the fragrant waving silk scarf. Sweet and classical story is revealed through the intermittent, heaving and stomping movement of the dance.

Those charms also happened at the appearance of the dancers from the Indian Culture Center (ICC) in the Ksiraarnawa Building, Tuesday (Jun 18). Consul General of India, Mr. A.S. Takhi and some representatives of friendly countries existing in Bali were present on the performance of the Indian dance.
The art performance supported by the Indian Consul featured the Odissi Dance, namely a distinctive classical dance from the Odisha state in eastern India and had the origins related to temples. Expressions of the dancers looked so strong proving if they had been very well experienced. Movements of their hands contained full of meaning, so that the theme could be easily understood by the audience.

At the performance, the Odissi Dance was presented by Ms. Supriya Nayak. The rhythm, bhangis (torso movement) and mudras (hand gestures) were used in the dance with distinctive qualities. It highlighted the theme of love between Radha and Krishna as an effort to draw closer to the Lord to obtain true happiness.
Through the experience owned by the artist being accustomed to participating in festivals in many countries, the dancer could present an amazing artistic expression. Vocal accompaniment was made by Shri Prasanta (Kumar Behera), Mardala (Shri Prafulla Mangaraj), Bansuri (Shri Dhiraj Pandey), Sitar (Shri Rais Ahmed Khan) and supported by lighting arrangement by Shri Sharad Kulshreshtha.

Before the presentation of the Odissi Dance, it was begun with the opening dances such as Deva Stuthi Indian classical dance, Allarippu, Meera Bhajans & Kathak performed by the students of the Indian Culture Center (ICC) such as Linda Korinkova, Carola Salgado, Werdhi Adnyana, Vimal Jairaman, Shanti Purnama Dewi and Kaithiri Ramayah.
There was also Manggalacaran ‘Guru Vandana’ Dance presented by the dancers from Ashram Gandhi Puri such as Ni Nengah Puji Widiani, Ni Luh Ratna Dewi and I Gusti Ayu Dwi Astuti. (BTN/015)

Leave your comments

Saturday, October 10, 2015
0 characters
terms and condition.
  • No comments found
Joomla Templates and Joomla Extensions by
Joomla Templates and Joomla Extensions by


Joomla Templates and Joomla Extensions by JoomlaVision.Com


Thank,s sdh update info mengenai sidatapa
Thanks, sdh di publikasikan keberadaan desa kami, sidatapa,
Sambangan trekking which located in Sambangan Village will take you to the real Nature Waterfalls of Bali with the challenge water attraction as like Jumping & Sliding in the waterfalls. Sambangan Village has offer amazing waterfalls will spoil your ...
If anybody here is interested in learning how to trade working from home I can suggest a website to you that I recently found and become a member to. The name of the website is Gold Trading Academy, I believe you can find them on Google. I never trad...



If you want to get / keep follow of the latest information from BALI TRAVEL NEWS, please register your email via SUBSCRIBE this form.


Find US on Mobile Apps