Odisha Sangeet Natak Akademi awards announced

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Sangeet Natak Akademi awards for the year 2017-18 and 2018-19 was announced today. Artistes excelling in their respective fields will be awarded for their work in different categories including music, dance and drama. The Kabi Samrat Upendra Bhanja Award, the top award of the Akademi will be conferred to renowned Odissi singer Dr. Shyamamani Devi for the year 2017-18. Besides, other artistes will be conferred with the Akademi awards, along with certificate and cash amount soon in a colourful event at Ravindra Mandap, Bhubaneswar.

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List of Awardees

(For the year 2017-18)

Kabi Samrat Upendra Bhanja Samman: Dr. Shyamamani Devi, Cuttack (for Odissi Vocal)

Akademi Awards
  • Odissi vocal: Smt. Shantilata Barik Chhotray, Bhubaneswar
  • Hindusthani vocal: Smt. Alaka Chand, Rourkela, Sundergarh
  • Instrumental music (string instrument): Sri Rabishankar Pradhan, Cuttack
  • Instrumental music : Sri Kalindi Charan Parida, Puri
  • Sugam Sangeet: Dr. Sudha Mishra, Bhubaneswar
  • Folk Rhythm : Sri Alok Prakash Dash, Balangir
  • Folk music: Govindra Chandra Panigrahi, Keonjhar
  • Drama writing: Hemendra Mohapatra, Balasore
  • Acting: Brundaban Barik, Bhadrak & Bidyutprabha Pattnaik, Bhubaneswar
  • Direction: Prasanna Mishra, Bhubaneswar
  • Stage craft: Antaryami Panda, Bhubaneswar
  • Odissi dance: Brajakishore Mallick, Bhubaneswar
  • Folk Dance: Nilakantha Tari, Bhatkumarta, Ganjam
  • Folk drama: Kesharanjan Pradhan, Bargarh
  • Lyrics: Meenakshi Devi, Cuttack
(For the year 2018-19)

Kabi Samrat Upendra Bhanja Samman

Upendra Kumar Panigrahi, Ganjam (For Daskathia)

Akademi Awards
  • Odissi Vocal: Simanchala Das, Ganjam
  • Hindusthani Vocal: Harihar Rath, Bhubaneswar
  • Instrumental music (String instrument): Ramesh Das, Kendrapara
  • Instrumental music: Radhakanta Nanda, Cuttack
  • Sugam Sangeet: Geeta Dash, Bhubaneswar
  • Lokabadya: Santosh Suna, Sambalpur
  • Folk music: Bithika Chatterjee, Balangir
  • Drama writing: Sudhanshu Nayak, Bhadrak
  • Acting: Niranjan Sahu, Bhubaneswar & Laxmipriya Mishra, Puri
  • Direction: Haren Kumar Sahu, Bhubaneswar
  • Stage craft: Sangram Keshari Maharana, Redhanga, Khordha
  • Odissi Dance: Meera Das, Cuttack
  • Folk Dance: Maguni Jena, Puri
  • Folk Drama: Bijay Ku Bahali, Bhadrak
  • Lyrics: Badri Mishra, Puri
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