Subarna Lok Mahotsav kicks off at Sonepur

February 13, 2011 at 9:06 am Leave a comment

Following is from expressbuzz.com:

SONEPUR: THE fiveday Subarna Lok Mahotsav was kicked off by Planning and Coordination Minister A U Singhdeo yesterday. While the morning was confined to holding of boating competition in river Mahanadi, a festival of dance and music was flagged off in the evening at Gandhi Padia here.

In his inaugural address, Singhdeo recalled the rich heritage and tradition of the district and stressed on the need to promote the district as a tourist destination. Later, Gotipua dance from Raghurajpur, Dongria dance from Bhawanipatna, Chhau dance of Keonjhar and Purulia in West Bengal, Bihu dance of Assam besides local folk dance were performed. A development exhibition and Pallishree Mela is also being organised.

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Entry filed under: Kosli Culture, Lok mahotsav, Region watch, Sonepur-Binka-Charada-Khaliapali-Kotsamlai-Birmaharajpur, Subarnapur, Tourism Zones.

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