New Delhi: Delhi Odia Students Association (DOSA) is a cultural organisation run by Odia students of Delhi University and its constituent college since 1970. Every year we try to showcase our culture and traditions by celebrating festivals and occasion that are central to Odisha and its culture.
Utkal Divas is celebrated by all Odias in Odisha and abroad to mark the day when Odisha was created as a state. Cutting across barriers all the Odias around the World come to celebrate their language, culture and traditions with everyone.
This time we at Delhi Odia Student’s Association (DOSA) are celebrating Utkal Divas in grand way on 30th March 2017 at Shankarlal Concert Hall, North Campus, University of Delhi. The celebratory evening features a panel discussion on ‘’ Youth in Politics: Experience Vs. Dynamism” which will be moderated by Shri Lalit Mansingh, former foreign secretary of India. The panel discussion will be followed by cultural performances of eminent artists from across India.
The cultural evening would feature a renowned kathak dancer, Swati Wangoo Tiwari who was titled as “Shringar Mani” by Sur Shringar, Mumbai, an ‘A’ graded artist of Doordarshan Delhi would honour us with her performance . The founder of Amir Khusrao Centre for Music Anupriya Deotale, a renowned violinist, also the first Indian artist to have received Ustad Salamat Ali award and Nazakat Ali Khan award in Pakistan, would also grace the occasion by her performance. The celebrations would be followed by a grand dinner.