Chhau Festival In Odisha

Chhau Festival In Odisha

Chhau Festival celebration of the vibrant tribal culture

The festival celebrates the vibrant tribal culture of the state and is a tribute to the contribution of the tribal’s in the field of art and craft of Odisha.

The festival is primarily attached to the Chhau dance of Mayurbhanj District. The dancers adorn masks while enacting their dance sequences, the colourful attire and the vibrant settings is a treat for the visual senses.

The dance form has classical and martial arts intertwined adding a dash of flamboyance to the performances. The festival usually happens in March/April.

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