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Geetagovinda Pratisthana is presenting a major cultural programme Ashtapadi©, a Festival of Dance featuring new choreographic compositions of songs from Jayadeva’s Geetagovinda in Odissi at Delhi. This is a component of Delhi Celebrates, a cultural carnival being organized by the Delhi Government on the sidelines of the Commonwealth Games, 2010.

The two-day festival will have dance performances of approximately ninety minutes each evening. This unique festival will present fifteen of the twenty-four songs of Geetagovinda to give a complete experience of the twelfth-century Sanskrit classic of Jayadeva.