Odiart Centre

ODIART Centre nestling on the bank of Lake Chilika, and developed by the Society for Development of Rural Literature, a registered non-profit cultural society, showcases the traditional, folk and tribal arts of Odisha. It's developed with financial support from Ministry of Culture, Government of India and Department of Tourism and Culture, Government of Odisha.

ODIART houses Purvasha Museum for visual art; Rang Manch for theatre and other performing arts; Prafulla, the library,ODIART Documentation & Research Centre; Kalakriti, the business centre; Gurukul, the training centre for traditional and modern arts; and Santusti, a restaurant specializing in authentic Odia cuisine.

The Purvasha Museum is designed as a space for displaying the rich art heritage of Odisha. The fledgling museum currently exhibits the quintessential Odishan rural, folk and tribal paintings, sculptures and artefacts. It has sixteen galleries. It has collections that is a treat for the eyes. Rang Mach captures and displays live performance of rare folk and tribal troupes.

Odiart organises several events on folk and tribal art during the year.

Come and experience the pure, pristine culture of Odisha in the serene environment and joyous ethnic ambience of the the ODIART copmplex.

The weeklong Shelduck Folk Carnival, 2017:

The weeklong Shelduck Folk Carnival, 2017 at ODIART Centre Chilika was held with financial assistance from Ministry of Tourism and Ministry of Culture, Government of India,Department of Tourism, Government of Odisha,all Zonal Cultural Centres of Government of India and NETDC. This Carnival offered folk artists a respected spot to gather together and share their creative skills.

Corporate and Institutional Sponsors of Shelduck Folk Carnival 2017

The corporate and institutional sponsors of the Carnival 2017 are ONGC, Indian Oil, HPCL, GAIL, BPCL, OVL, OIL, JSW Foundation and IPROCH.

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