Konark Guide

Konark Dance Music Festival 2011

Konark Dance & Music Festival is an International festival celebrated every year at Konark Natya Mandap, in Konark, Orissa, India. Founded by Padma Shri Guru Gangadhar Pradhan in 1986, the festival is organized by Konark Natya Mandap Arka Vihar. This year the 26th Konark Dance & Music Festival 2011 is from 19th February to 23rd February 2011. National and International artistes from across the world perform at the enchanting stage of Natyashala in the historic Konark Sun Temple. Indian classical dances including Odissi, Bharatnatyam, Kathak, Kuchipudi, Mohiniattam, Manipuri, and other folk dances and tribal dances of the country will be staged during this annual festival event.

Konark Dance & Music Festival 2011 Program Schedule Details

19th February 2011, Saturday

  • Sarod Recital by Padma Vibhusan Ustad Amjad Ali Khan
  • Andhra Natyam by Guru Kala Krishna and troupe (Andhra Pradesh)
  • Sambalpuri Dance by Gopal C Mohapatra Troupe, Odisha

20th February 2011, Sunday

  • Carnatic Violin Recital by Padma Bhusan (Prof) T.N. Krishnan
  • Odissi Dance performance by Konark Natya Mandap, Konark
  • Bihu Dance performance by Assam Bihu Dance Group, Assam

21st February 2011, Monday

  • Tabala Recital by Pt. Vijaya Ghate (Mumbai)
  • Kathak Dance program by Nadam, Bangalore
  • Rajsthani Folk Dance program by Rajsthani Folk Dance Group, Rajasthan

22nd February 2011, Tuesday

  • Odissi Vocal recital by Guru Binod Bihari Panda, Bhubaneswar
  • Bharat Natyam by Nrityakalamandiram, Bangalore
  • Gotipua by Konark Natya Mandap, Konark

23rd February 2011, Wednesday

  • Flute Recital by Pt. Ronu Majumdar,Mumbai
  • Odissi Dance program by Nupur, Bhubaneswar
  • Chhow Dance performance by Purulia, West Bengal

Konark Dance Music Festival Picture

Konark festival also features other regular dance and music programs as inaugural part of the Festival. This includes

  • Subha Sankha Dhwani & Mangal Vadya by Mr. Rajendra Mohapatra Group, Ganjam
  • Panchadeva Stutee by Nrutyalaya, Nimapara
  • Gangadhar Vandana b y GGP Foundation

Contact Address

Konark Natya Mandap Arka Vihar
Konark,
Orissa (Odisha)
India

Contact Telephone Number – 09937008022