Balangir, Jan 2 (LocalWire): Balangir Lok Ustav organized by the department of culture and Balangir Lok Utsav committee will be held here from 3-6 January.
A cultural procession will be taken out by several dance troupes from the district and outside during the annual cultural programme, additional district magistrate Parikshit Sethi told newsmen.
A fair will also be organized where handmade products will be displayed.
Later in the month, Bolangir will also host the 13th Mathkhai Mahostov, the annual multi-lingual theatre festival from 19-23rd January.
During these five days, drama and cultural programmes will be performed. Bolangir MLA and chairman of Mathkhai Mahostov, Narsingha Mishra said.
Punascha Satyagraha, an Odiya play, Nagin tere vansh badhey, Ajab madari gajab tamasha, two plays in Hindi, Bhagadajjukeem by dramatists from Lucknow and Pagal Heijiba, a Kosali play would be staged besides other cultural programmes.