Bhubaneswar, 30 May-2014: The 11th Folk and Tribal Dance and Music Festival, organised by the Odisha Academy of Tribal Culture Research and Performing Arts, kicked off at Ekamra Haat in the capital city here today.
A total of 42 artists from Mayurbhanj district are participating in the three-day festival.
The star attraction of the opening day of the festival was the sterling performance by eminent Chhau dance guru Pratipada Tipiria, Santhali Adivasi dance guru Smt Ludimani Majhi and Bhumija Adivasi dance guru Sudan Singh.
The festival would conclude on June 1.
(Input Source: Odisha Sun Times)