Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s famous Sambalpuri dance goes global again. Internationally acclaimed Odissi dancer Saswat Joshi performed the folk dance in front of Eiffel Tower in Paris along with other artistes.
The troupe enthralled the spectators present at the famous monument in France.
“Being desi sambalpuria in france.. Well this was again an adventure to perform real sambalpuri dance infront of thousand of audience and again infront of the Eiffel tower. We tried to give a tribute to odisha. With all our heart and soul…proud to be an odia.Sj (sic),” Saswat Joshi tweeted.
Mahina khanum who is a french based odissi dancer taken the initiative in paris since two years
Saswat joshi internationally famed odissi dancer and choreographer celebrates odisha week in france every year with french odissi exponent Mahina Khanum.. In this piece he is teaching odia abhinaya Mun biki deichhi parana ghanashyma ku.. Choreography by saswat joshi, music by Nimakanta Routray .
The female lead of the group – Mahina Khanum – thanked Joshi for the show.
“It was about time we celebrate Odisha in Paris! 🙂 Thank you to the beautiful dancer Saswat Joshi, our Odia Ambassador!,” Mahima Khanum posted on social networking site Facebook.
“Proud for my all dancers.loads of effort, loads of hard work.then it was possible.. Mahina Khanum heartfelt thanks to you, avishai i dont know how to give thanks to you.loads of love..celebrated the odisha in france.. Saswat Joshi expressed.