Bhubaneswar (18/11/2023): The focal point of the 5th evening at the 34th PECUC Sisumela was the
captivating Odissi dance competition among the children.
Bedecked in vibrant Odishi costumes, the young
participants mesmerized the audience with their enchanting performances on stage, creating an atmosphere
filled with grace and artistry.
The Judges for the today’s competition were Dr.Snehaprava Samantaray, Puspita
Mishra and Ranjita Pati.
The guests of the evening Sujata Jena, Member, OSCPCR, Sharat Kumar Parida, Chief Agriculture Officer
and Project Director, ATMA, Khordha, Prabodh Rath, Secretary Sangeet Natak Academy, Prashant Padhi,
Music Director, Dr.Rajani Ranjan, Dialogue Writer, Madahananad Behura, Senior Journalist distributed prizes
among the winners of the Rhymes competition.
The presence of the renowned personalities inspired both the
artist and audience equally.
The 7 days programme was sponsored by Odia Language, Literature and Culture
Department, Odisha, Rotary Club of Unique, Bhubaneswar and Canara Bank.
Among others Pradosh Pattnaik, Chairman, PECUC Sisumela Committee, Ranjan Kumar Mohanty,
Secretary PECUC, Anuradha Mohanty, Executive Director, PECUC were also present on the occasion.
Ratna Dash, Jyotishankar Mohanty, Alpana Das, Jugal Jena, Satyashiv Rath of PECUC conducted the
Cultural programme by children of Kalingayana Trayo Trikam, Kwity Kid Group and Little Star captivated the audience.
The programme was anchored by Soumya Priyadarshee, Arushi and Adyasha.