Puri: Japan virtually came alive in Puri after the Odisha-Japan Festival 2020 concluded at Jagannath Stadium here.
Nearly 70 Japanese artists, artisans, and their associates flew to the state for the festival.
As a collective initiative of the Japan-India Club, Chandra Sekhar Academy & India-Japan Friendship Centre, the festival was held in the evening of February 8 and 9.
In order to promote Indo-Japan solidarity through reciprocal enhancement in the varied fields of Culture, Education, Food, Tourism, Commerce & Industry, the entry to the event was made free-of-cost.
The event had a decorative stage in traditional Japanese patterns.