Bhubaneswar: Eminent Odissi vocalist Guru Ramahari Das will get the Guru Sahadev Padhi Memorial Award 2019.

The Utkal Dance & Research Academy (UDRA) will confer this Award in its two day 17th Kumar Utsav commencing from October 15, here at Rabindra Mandap.

The Academy’s annual dance and music festival will begin with Odissi vocal recital followed by a solo dance ‘Kumar Purnima’ by Sirsha Dash. The concluding day would witness Odissi dance presentation by Orissa Dance Academy and Gunjan Dance Academy. Utkal Dance & Research Aacademy will present Sadaripu.