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Ocean Dance Festival begins in Cox’s Bazar on Friday

  • Published at 10:54 pm November 21st, 2019
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Classical Manipuri dancer Warda Rihab performs at an eventDhaka Tribune

Renowned dance artist will present ‘Dashavatar’ at the show

Ocean Dance Festival of Bangladesh is going to be held in the longest sea beach, Cox's Bazar from 22nd-25th November. 

World Dance Alliance will organize the show "Dashavatar" in association with cultural organization Dhriti Nartanalaya on 24th November, 2019 in the district. 

Dashavatar – means 10 different forms of Hindu God “Lord Krishna.”

It is believed that Lord Krishna appears on earth taking 10 different forms or avataras whenever the world and the mankind faced impending doom.

The 10 different forms of Lord Krishna are: Matsya, Kurma, Varaha, Narasimha, Vamana, Parshurama, Rama, Balarama, Buddha and Kalki. 

Guru Srimoti Kalavati Devi and Dance Director Warda Rihab are two renowned dance artists of Bangladesh. Dance and music of Dashavatar is composed by these two artists.

"Dhriti Nartanalaya" is a cultural organization promoting classical and contemporary culture of Bangladesh. 

The organization was founded by Warda Rihab, a renowned classical Manipuri dancer, who besides her own genre of classical dance, has also been working with a fusion of dance forms.