• India Gate Lawns

  • 29th April – 1st May 2017

  • Time Table

  • 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

  • India Gate Lawns

  • 29th Apr - 1st May 2017

  • Time Table

  • 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Welcome to Odisha Parba! Breathe in the essence of Odisha!!


Created with artistic fervour

Rath Yatra Chariots

Witness the replicas of the 3 divine Raths right here at Odisha Parba.
Enjoy the heavenly feeling!

Jagannath Bhog

Prepared with divine blessings, relished with sublime pleasure, enjoy soft and crispy khaja, one of the main items of sukhila bhog. Savour the sweet taste and feel blessed!

Cultural Programmes

Expressing the carefree and spontaneous spirit, mirroring the cultural diversity

Odissi Dance

Watch the doyens of Odissi perform - Guru Durga Charan Ranbir, Smt Aruna Mohanty (Padma Shri Awardee) & Guru Chandrakant Sutar

Sambalpuri Dance

Enjoy the most popular and rhythmic folk dance by Sambalpur Tribal & Folk Art Centre


Feel awed by the acrobatic performance of young lads under the age of 14, choreographed by Konark Natya Mandap

Jitendriya Haripal

Sway to the ‘Rangabati’ song by this Padma Shri awardee and an exponent of Sambalpuri music

Prince Dance Group

Get ready to be floored by this ‘India’s Got Talent’ winning group led by T. Krishna Mohan Reddy

Mayurbhanj Chhau

Feel amazed as the versatile dancers perform ‘Shivaya’ led by Shri Rajesh Sai Babu


Displaying the inherent creativity, underlining the deep-rooted heritage

Sand Art

Watch the master artist Sudarsan Pattnaik (Padma Shri Awardee) create art on sand. It’s not often that you get to see magic before your eyes.

Applique Work

Watch colourful applique canopies and umbrellas being made by the artisans from Pipili with precision and care.


Grab this lifetime opportunity to see how artists from Raghurajpur recreate these magical paintings in front of your eyes.

Wood Carving

Experience the excitement and thrill as artisans from Khurda demonstrate wood carving before you.

Sambalpuri Saree

Witness the making of these world famous sarees by the weavers of Bargarh. Feel amazed!


Exhibiting the wide spectrum that has evolved and been enriched over the decades


Explore the rich and varied history buried in the inscriptions on the ancient monuments

Kalinga Empire

Find out about the Kalinga Empire under one of its most remarkable monarchs, Kharavela

Renaissance of Odisha

Witness some really impressive art work unique to Odisha, like Stone Carving, Pattachitra, Applique, Silver Filigree work, etc

Jagannath Dharma

Feel impressed by the cultural heritage like Mahari dance and Gotipua, influenced by Jagannath Dharma

Festivals of Odisha

Know about the glorious and traditional festivals like Kartik Purnima, which leads to the famous Bali Yatra

Resurgence & Unification

Discover unknown facts about the leaders and soldiers who played a vital role in the freedom movement


Revealing the culinary expertise transcending generations


Glorifying the traditional artistry and craftsmanship embedded in the very fabric of the people


Watch and enjoy the enormous variety of handlooms that add class and comfort - Sambalpuri, Berhampuri, Tussar and Tribal handlooms


Explore numerous ways to decorate homes and influence lifestyles with crafts of Dhokra, Pattachitra, Stone sculpture and more


Showcasing the kaleidoscopic wonders undisturbed by time

Signature Wall

Showcasing the kaleidoscopic wonders undisturbed by time

Watch enthralled as the manifold aspects of Odisha open up before your eyes. Fall in love with the rich culture, enthralling dance forms and spiritual wonders against the awe-inspiring backdrop of the Udaygiri Jain caves.

Do you think the Odisha Parba has successfully showcased the kaleidoscopic wonders of the state? Has any particular facet of the state impressed you a lot? Do share your thoughts with us here.


The heritage spot

Find yourself in the heritage crafts village of Raghurajpur

The sanctuary spot

Pose amidst the Olive Ridley turtles in the Gahirmatha sanctuary

The culture spot

Get a snapshot in front of the traditional Baghanacha of Berhampur

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