Konark Dance Festival– A perfect decision for not the landmarks, shorelines and grand marvels just but rather Konark is likewise outstanding for its brilliant celebrations. Prominent traditional artists from everywhere throughout the nation get together from Dec. 1 to Dec. 5 to pay tribute to a showstopper in stone-Sun sanctuary at Konark. This traditional spectacle is an unadulterated ecstasy.The Konark move celebration Odisha is sorted out by famous Odissi master Gangadhar Pradhan’s Odisha (Orissa) Dance Academy in relationship with the Eastern Zonal Cultural Center, Kolkata at Konark Natya Mandap in Konark. As the sun sets, the outside theater picks up life as melodic beats and cadenced developments under the star lit sky. With the lyric in stone at the scenery, the celebration turns out to be a genuine social devour. A festival of Odissi, Bharathnatyam, Manipuri, Kathak and Chau Dances; the celebration really comes as a sumptuous devour for the eyes and ears. The sound of Ghungroo ringers, woodwind and Pakhauj add on to the happy inclination. The Sun Temple in Konark is famous as a world legacy site. The choice ‘Natyamandir’ or the ‘moving lobby’ of this 700-year old place of worship is a design ponder with all around decorated models in Odissi move postures.
Worked by Raja Narasimhadeva of the great Ganga tradition in the thirteenth century, the Sun Temple in Konark speaks to the chariot of the Sun God, drawn through the sky by seven divine ponies. As one enters the sanctuary mind boggling, one can see the Jagmohana (Porch) and the pinnacle arranged on the stone stage supporting the 24 wheels. The dividers brightened with an abundance of detail, frescoes and models of divine beings and goddesses, of apsaras of heavenly delights delineate genuine verse in stone. It is an ideal background for a similarly eminent festival like the Konark Dance Festival held here every year. The nearness of the Sun Temple adds an old world appeal to the celebration transporting you to the beginnings of established move developing from the sanctuary premises and belittled by the rulers of yore.