Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik inaugurated Adivasi Mela 2023 event on 20th February 2023.
The Adivasi Mela 2023 kicked off with dance shows from various tribal groups of Odisha.
You will have an opportunity to experience the adivasi culture in the Adivasi Mela.
In this year's Adivasi Mela, an Unique concept of bike ambulance is on display.
You will get a chance to experience how Adivasi people build their house and their lifestyle .
The festivals of the tribals constitute a integral part of their social life and relate to their strong beliefs in the power of supernatural elements and community togetherness
Among the tribesmen, festivities connected with sowing, harvesting and consumption of first fruits, and among shifting cultivations, the feeling of the jungle and burning it down for reduction to ash manure, are important ones.
Among all the tribes conformity to customs and norms and social integration continue to be achieved through their traditional political organizations.
The tribal culture of Orissa is also abundant is the celebration of festivals. Being God-fearing people, they worship numerous deities for their well-being.
The tribal people of Orissa are strong, industrious and very hospitable in nature. They usually don’t intermingle with outsiders, since they are not too advanced and are quite shy