Dublin (Ireland): Irish Odia Association (IOA) organised Boita Bandana Ushav on online platform recently. Besides Odia residents of Ireland, Odia diaspora worldover joined the celebration and enjoyed the traditional ritual of Odisha.
The cultural heritage of Odisha was recreated with Odia songs, dances of Odisha and cultural shows on this occasion.
The Ushav opened with senior member of the IOA Dolly Mishra invokinf Lord Jagannath. Members and their children exhibited their cultural talents on this occasion.
Union MSME minister Pratap Sarangi, Odisha assembly speaker Surya Narayan Patra, Odisha I & PR minister Raghu Nandan Das, BJD Rajya Sabha MP Amar Patnaik, second charge officer of Indian embassy Pradyumna Kumar Sahu, Odia film actor Akash Das Nayak, music director Santosh Kumar Rout, Voice of Odisha singer Abinash Das, comedian Bibhu Mishra and Dublin mayor graced celebration online.