Heritage & Culture

CM Felicitates Prateek for Preserving Odisha’s Culture

Bhubaneswar, June 18, 2018: Young culture enthusiast Prateek Pattanaik was felicitated by Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik today for his contribution in preserving Odihsa’s culture and folk traditions. Prateek Pattanaik said, Today CM’s office reached out to me. Honourable CM Naveev Patnaik felicitated me and promised to extend help for our work in cultural preservation. I am grateful […]

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Museum Apologises For Disrespecting Odia Language

Bhubaneswar, June 18, 2018: Kala Bhoomi assures not to commit such mistakes in future A day after Odisha Story reported about the wrong and disrespectful Odia language at the Odisha Crafts Museum (Kala Bhoomi), museum authorities accepted their mistakes and begged apology. They wrote small notes of apology on Odisha Story’s both Facebook and Twitter pages. In […]



World Bicycle Day: City Cyclists Join Ekamra Heritage walks

Bhubaneswar, June 3, 2018: Architects from different colleges and universities across India, budding Odissi dancers, travelers from Delhi and many more visitors today constituted the 77th Ekamra Walks Old Town Circuit. A cyclist group from “We All Ride Bicycle’’ joined the walkers later at Ekamra Van to spread the message of cycling as today was […]


Visitors from Kochi and Rajasthan join 76th Ekamra Walks

Bhubaneswar, May 27, 2018: Four young Indian Administrative Service (IAS) probationers, undergoing training at city based Gopabandhu Academy, explored the rich heritage and Kalingan temple architecture of old Bhubaneswar area, as part of enthusiastic walkers in 76th Ekamra Walks, the first weekly guided heritage tour of the city, organized jointly by Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA), […]


Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav 2018 in Uttarakhand from 25th May

New Delhi, May 24, 2018: Uttarakhand Government’s Tehri Lake Festival to be a part of the RSM Ministry of Culture is organising the 9th edition of the Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav under the Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat, in Tehri, Uttarakhand from 25th May to 27th May, 2018. Tehri Lake Festival where one can explore the water sports, organized by the […]


Families, foreign faculty at IIT-BBSR join Ekamra Walks

Bhubaneswar, April 8, 2018: Families, two foreign guests including one who is a Professor at IIT Bhubaneswar, joined the Ekamra Walks Old Town Circuit and enjoyed their time discovering the architectural journey of the Kalingan temple artists, Odissi at Art Vision and medicinal plants at Ekamra Van, on the western banks of holy Bindusagar lake. The […]


SBI Staffs Join Ekamra Walks

Bhubaneswar, April 7, 2018: Ekamra Walks, the only guided heritage tour of the city got a nice experience of two walks in two different circuits and a wonderful participation by the corporate team of a leading public sector bank and general public including a tourist from Slovenia. While there was a grand group of more than […]



Utkal Dibasa Theme, Songs Add Values to Ekamra Walks

By Odisha Story Bureau,Bhubaneswar: Love for Odisha, Odia and Utkal Dibasa was the theme at the Ekamra Walks Old Town Circuit today, with visitors enjoying the heart-touching musical rendition at the premises of Mukteswar-Siddheswar temple complex. Susanta Kumar Jena on Tabla and Chandan Sethi on the violin mermerised the visitors as they created tunes for […]