Senior disciples of Guru Smt Meera Das performed in the prestigious Mukteswar Dance Festival, Bbsr. The dancers started the recital with pallavi in Raag desh set to Rupak taal followed by “Shiva Panchakshar Stotram” and the evening culminated with “Rudra pranam”.. We are very thankful to Govt of Odisha, Dept of tourism & culture..
The Day 2 evening started with “Namami” presented by the young dancers of Gunjan.. It was followed by “Mohana Pallavi ” presented by Swarnamayee Behera & Munmun Singh, disciples of Smt Meera Das.
The third performance was by Gauri Shankar Das, young & energetic odissi dancer from Dhenkanal who performed “Jeevan Chakra” .
Next was a bharatnatyam recital by Shri Badari Divya Bhusan & Group (Bhusan’s Academy of performing arts & visual presentation) from Mysore, presented a short story from Ramayana and Nava Rasa..
The final items of the evening were abhinayas “Jamuna ku Aau” & “Sarvasya Bhudhi Rupena ” by upcoming dancers of Gunjan…
The Day 3 , the concluding day of 22nd Gunjan Dance & Music festival started with the felicitation of Guru Shri Durga Charan Ranbir with “Nibedita Pattnaik Sanman” A special attraction of evening was the presence of Bollywood actor Shri Mahesh Thakur as an esteemed guest..
The performances started with padabande by upcoming dancers of Gunjan. Smt Meera Das presented “Sakhi he” an astapadi from Gita govinda Choreographed by Padma Vibhushan Guru Shri Kelu Charan Mohapatra which left the audience mesmerized..
It was followed by a flute recital by Shri Annada Prasanna Pattnaik from Bangalore who is popularly known as flute Butoo performed short classical, semiclassical pieces & some old odia compositions. The concluding part was a fusion of Odissi with flute by Shri Annada Prasanna Pattnaik & Smt Meera Das along with her senior disciples Sasmita panda & Puspa panda which was greeted by standing ovation from the audience..