New Delhi: JAYANTIKA Mayadhar Raut School of Odissi Dance is a premier Odissi dance Institute in the capital. For the last five decades, under the guidance of Padmashri Guru Mayadhar Raut, the school has preserved and promoted the Guru Shishya Parampara and trained a galaxy of dancers and Gurus in the grammar of Odissi dance.
JAYANTIKA Mayadhar Raut School of Odissi Dance is presenting a three day festival ANAND UTSAV,celebrating the 90th birthday of the living legend Guru Mayadhar Raut at Triveni Kala Sangam auditorium, New Delhi, from 23rd March 2021 to 25th March 2021 at 6.30pm.The Festival brings outstanding talents on one platform making it a great offering for dance and music Rasikas. The inaugural evening will feature stalwarts from the world of music. We will be blessed to hear the Devotional Krithi by Shri Elangovan Govindarajan ji, Sarangi by Ustad Kamal Sabri ji and Dhrupad by Ustad F. Wasifuddin Dagar ji. Festival will also feature Guru Dr. Pitambar Biswal and Lucky Mohanty in Odissi performances. They have specially flown in from Odisha.
Four outstanding young Odissi dancers Dr. Sonali Pradhan
Dr. Priyanka Venkateswaran, Nitya Pant and
Ankita Nayak will showcase their talent.
Jayantika Mayadhar Raut School of Odissi Dance is fortunate to have Smt. Debjani Chakrabarty IAS, Smt. Shashiprabha Tiwari, the well known Arts critic and Yogacharya Shri Ravishankar Bhatt Tejasvi as the Chief-Guests.
Observing the Covid-19 precautionary measures, only 50% seating of the entire seating capacity will be permitted at Triveni Kala Sangam auditorium.
Seating will be on First-come-First- served basis.
Immense hardwork has gone in organizing the Anand Utsav.
In the times of virtual festivals JAYANTIKA school has gone ahead to present the Festival live for the audience present in person. It will be streamed live on Facebook for those unable to attend. All this with the blessings of Prabhu Jagannath.