52 feet high replica of Rath, 400 artists to perform during Odisha Parba at India Gate New Delhi

Bhubaneswar: Delhi-based Odia organisation Odia Samaj will organise a three- day cultural fiesta here from April 29 to showcase the rich heritage of Odisha. Over 400 artists will perform during Odisha Parba at India Gate lawn. Attraction of the event will be 52 feet high replica of Rath (Chariot) used in Puri Rath Yatra (Cart Festival). It will be displayed just inside the entrance gate.
The mega event will showcase a grand spectrum of beautiful Odisha through its enchanting music and dance, traditional arts and crafts, rich history and heritage, and authentic foods and flavours.
Over 50 food stall will open at the food court during the festival. Typical Odia cuisine including Raghu Dahibara from Cuttack, Dilbahar Lassi from Buxi Bazar, Cuttack, Atmaram Sweets from Cuttack, Kendrapada Rasabali, Odia Thali by Odisha Hotel, Cuttack Baramaza will be available at the food court.
Nearly 150 exhbtiors will show case their handlooms , handicrafts products during this festival. The stalls on handlooms and handicrafts to showcase various crafts and weaves of Odisha plus live demonstration of making of Dhokra, Applique, Stone Sculpture, Patachitra, Palm leaf etching, Papier Mache, handloom weaving, and sand art by top ranking artisans will be also available on display at this event said Sangarm Dhar one of the core team member of organising committee.