GURU KELUCHARAN MOHAPATRA AWARD 2017
Guru Dhruba Charan Biswal(DANCE)
Born in 1947, Druba babu’s life in dance started early, and between 1954 to 1956, he had received training in Gotipua Nacha, Bandha Nrutya and the rudiments of traditional Odissi dance.
Smt Shyamamani Devi(MUSIC)
For more than 50 years, Dr.Shyamamani Devi has been a towering presence in the field of classical vocal music in Odisha.