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Rourkela celebrates FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar – Rourkela Trophy

Rourkela:12/1/23: The FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar – Rourkela Trophy Tour in Rourkela was a vibrant and exciting event that featured a variety of cultural performances and activities.The tour began with an Alati at Vedvyas Temple, followed by tribal dance at Vedvyas Chowk. The trophy received warm welcome from people of various sections including the Bengali community at Dandiapalli. The celebration continued with a mesmerizing performance of Odissi and Hip-hop at Brahmani Bridge and a lively Dandia Dance at ABM Hospital Chowk.The Punjabi community also had a chance to showcase their culture with a thrilling Gatka performance at Gurudwara. A Kalas Yatra was also held from Gurudwara to Hanuman Vatika. The Punjabi Bhangada was another highlight at Gurudwara.

The tour also included several stage activities and welcomes to the trophy at various locations. Daily market area was abuzz with excitement as the Trophy Tour drew huge crowd. Overall, it was a fantastic showcase of the diverse cultural heritage of Rourkela, and a fitting tribute to the sport of hockey.The trophy is to parade through various landmarks and locations in Rourkela before arriving at the Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium at 11 pm.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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