If you really want to explore more things related to the culture of Odisha, then you must attend the Ekamra Utsav in Bhubaneswar. This is not a single occasion or festival rather it comprises of a series of festivals. This festival continues for ten days and hosted at the Temple City Bhubaneswar. This festival is dedicated to God Shiva. It is also arranged to promote the rich culture of this state. The name of such festival is derived from the word Ekamra which means the Mango Tree. There is also a myth associated with the starting of this occasion.
It’s been believed that Lord Shiva was looking for a sacred and peaceful place where he can meditate. And he found this one when Narada advised him. This is also the place where Lord Shiva established in the form of Lingaraj along with her wife Goddess Parvati. This part is also named as Ekamra Kanan. Here, you can also find a huge area that is covered with mango trees. It’s the Ekamra Utsav which comprises of the event that belongs to the National Handloom Exhibition. So, during this event, you can also see the stalls that showcase and sell the fabrics collected from different textile mills and centers in Odisha.
Ekamra Utsav one of the most famous festival in Kalinga, Orissa, also Ekamra Utsav Mukteswar Dance Festival Bhubaneswar. Orissa is most famous for the rich historical heritage, temple architecture; vibrant living temples, golden sand beaches, jagannath dham and amazing nature are few highlights of this Golden Triangle. No doubt, it is rated as one of the best Family Holiday Destination in Odisha. Puri, Konark, Bhubaneswar popularly known as Golden Triangle Tour in Odisha offers best family holiday option to meet everyone’s interest.