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Lok Mahotsav

Lok mahotsav:Important festivals of Orissa

Lok Mahotsav is the showcase of the cultural manifestation of the age old performing art and folk dance of western Orissa . Organized every year at Gangadhar Mandap in the town of Sambalpur for a period of three days, Lok Mahotsav is a reflection of the of the socio- anthropological evolution of the people of the area. The three days event showcases sambalpuri dance, Chhau dance, Sambalpuri songs among other events amidst the beating of Dhol and the melodious tune of Shenai.

This festival of orissa is not only a source of entertainment & festivity but also an exhibition for an amazing conglomeration of traditions, beliefs, sorrows & philosophies of the people which vitalize the rituals & festivals. One can feel by seeing the unimpaired preservation of these to the present day. These aspects of the people give meaning & depth to their lives & solidarity to their social structure.

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