Welcome to the enchanting world of Odishi dance, where art and culture blend seamlessly to create a mesmerizing experience. In the heart of New Delhi, Debadhara proudly carries forward the rich legacy of the late Guru Debaprasad Das, showcasing the beauty and grace of this traditional dance form. Led by the visionary Guru Binayak Panda, Debadhara has been instrumental in promoting and propagating the synthetic gharana of Guru Debaprasad Das since its inception in 2003.

Through a series of captivating events and performances, Debadhara aims to captivate audiences and immerse them in the cultural heritage of India. With a deep-rooted commitment to preserving and promoting Odishi dance, we invite you to join us in this delightful journey towards artistic excellence and celebration of our rich heritage.

Section 1: Unveiling the Legacy

Odishi, also known as Orissi, is a classical Indian dance form that originated in the state of Odisha. It is characterized by its fluid movements, intricate footwork, expressive gestures, and soulful music. One of the pioneers of the Odishi revival movement in the 20th century was Guru Debaprasad Das, who played a significant role in popularizing this dance form on a global scale.

Guru Debaprasad Das was renowned for his innovative approach to Odishi, fusing traditional elements with contemporary influences. His unique style, known as the synthetic gharana, brought a fresh perspective to Odishi dance, captivating audiences and inspiring generations of dancers.

Section 2: The Vision of Debadhara

Debadhara, under the able guidance of Guru Binayak Panda, strives to carry forward the legacy of Guru Debaprasad Das. Our organization is dedicated to promoting the synthetic gharana and ensuring its preservation for future generations. Through meticulously choreographed performances, workshops, and training programs, we aim to nurture young talent and provide a platform for budding artists to showcase their skills.

At Debadhara, we believe that art has the power to inspire, transform, and unite. Our vision is to create a vibrant community of Odishi enthusiasts who appreciate and celebrate the beauty of this ancient dance form. Through our events, we strive to promote cultural exchange, foster artistic collaborations, and spread awareness about the rich cultural heritage of India.

Section 3: Join the Celebration

Are you ready to embark on a journey of cultural exploration and discover the captivating world of Odishi dance? Join us at Debadhara as we celebrate the legacy of Guru Debaprasad Das and showcase the beauty of this mesmerizing dance form. Experience the grace, elegance, and sheer magic of Odishi as our talented dancers take you on a spellbinding journey through movement and music.

Whether you are a seasoned dance enthusiast or a curious newcomer, Debadhara welcomes you with open arms. Stay tuned for our upcoming events, workshops, and performances that offer a glimpse into the vibrant world of Odishi dance. Together, let’s embrace the beauty of this timeless art form and revel in the rich cultural heritage of India.