Art & Entertainment

‘Confluence: Festival of India in Australia’ Website Launch

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Confluence – the Festival of India in Australia today launches a new website which will engage audiences nationwide and host highlights and detailed information on this celebration of Indian art and culture. Announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Australia in November 2014, the festival takes place […]



Iranian Film Festival Inaugurated

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Minister of State for Information & Broadcasting Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore said that Films and cultural exchanges were the best medium to promote friendship between people and nations. To take the process forward, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting would explore the possibility of showcasing a bouquet of Indian Films through […]



MEEMANSA: Life of Fishermen on Celluloid

By Subhransu Panda, Bhubaneswar: MEEMANSA (A decision hard to take) is an upcoming Odia movie, directed by Chakradhar Sahu and produced by Soumya Ranjan Patnaik. This is a full–length feature film based on a true story, written by Dr Pradeep Dash, a senior OAS officer with govt. of Odisha. He had faced this situation when he was a Tahsildar in Balasore. It’s […]


Rath Jatra in North Carolina

Morrisville, North Carolina, USA: The second annual Rath Jatra of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra was celebrated on July 10, 2016 at the Church Street Park,Morrisville. An estimated 4000 plus devotees of Lord Jagannath participated in the 3 Kilometer long procession pulling chariots with devotional songs and music. The city of Morrisville provided […]



3D Water Show at Puri

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: During Rath Yatra, ‪Odisha Tourism‬ Department conducted a trial run of 3D Water Projection Mapping at Narendra pond near Shree Jagannath Mandir, Puri. A first of its kind Musical fountain & Multimedia laser show was organized at Narendra pond near Shree Jagannath Mandir, Puri to provide a unique experience to […]


47th OSA Convention Concluded

Providence, Rhode Island, USA: With the theme of “Transforming Odisha for a Better Tomorrow Through Partnership”, the 47th Odisha Society of America (OSA) Annual Convention has been concluded on 3rd July 2016 at the Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence in New England Region, USA.  The 3-Day event featured iconic and inspirational speakers, world-class entertainment, workshops […]


Special Screening of Odia Cinema Samaya on 8th July

By Subhransu Panda, Bhubaneswar City-based organization Film Journalists’ Forum (FJF) is going to host a special screening of the 1975 Odia movie Samaya, at Jayadev Bhawan on 8th July, Friday evening. Samay was directed by Ganesh Mahapatra. The movie stars Shriram Panda(now Swami Nitya Chaitanya), Prashanta Nanda,Tripura Misra, Dhir Biswal and George Tiadi in the […]