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National Music Association

The National Music Association was established during the year1943 .The foundation of National Music Association was done by Late Laxman Garnaik along with music chorus .The Association is extremely devoted to work in the field of Music , Dance & Drama.

The main activities of the Association

Management of the teaching institution i.e. Utkal College of Music & Dance, Cuttack.
Demonstration of Music, Dance & Drama.
Research in the field of Odissi Music, Odissi dance, Drama, puppet Dance, Dance and Music of tribal areas.
To help handicapped persons, needy women, scheduled caste and scheduled tribe persons to enable them to be self dependent in earning of music and dance.
To popularize Govt. Development Scheme .Family planning scheme, Eradicate untouchability propagating literacy etc through demonstration of Music dance & Drama.6. To generate public assistance at the time of national need and Natural calamities

Vision & Mission

  • Manages Utkal College of Music & Dance
  • Organised 11th all india Music Teacher Conference & Music Festival
  • Led first inter-state cultural delegation.
  • Receipant of first Orissa Sangeet Natak Akademi Drama Award.
  • Pioneers in reviving Odissi Dance. Presented first Dance Drama in Odissi style in New Delhi.
  • Presennted Open Airl Ballet "Ramayan" The first of its kind in Orissa.
  • Organised Classical Music Congress with topranking musicaians of india.
  • Running Resrch work in Odissi Dance Odissi mUsic and Puppetryu.