We are excited and looking forward to be part of the OSA Cruise Convention.  The OSA executive committee is gearing up in preparation for a memorable convention for all of us.  Apart from the planned fun-filled picnic on July 2nd at Nassau, there are theaters, lounge and conference rooms that are booked for our convention cultural programs.


We would like to invite you to please sign up for your participation at the following link:


On behalf of the Cultural Team, following is an update on the “high-level programs” planned:



Evening: Meet and greet

Night: Mehefil


1 JULY  

Morning: Cococay Island

Afternoon: Inauguration of Convention, Inauguration Cultural Programs

Evening:  Kabita Patha, Talent Shows

Night: Mehefil



Morning+Afternoon: Picnic — Exclusive for OSA Convention Participants

Evening: General Body Meeting, BOG meeting

Night: Mehefil


We invite your participations in the following categories that we are planning to organize at the convention:


(1) Inaugural performances: Group Singing (Anthems — India, USA, Odisha, Bhajan), Group dance (Odisha/Odia theme)


(2) Pramode Patnaik Drama Competition (Chapter level)

Please checkout the rules at:


(3) Subrina Biswal Performing Arts Competition

Please checkout the rules at:


(4) Champu-Chhanda-Odissi Singing Competition and Instrumental Competition

Please checkout the rules at:


(6) OSA Got Talent


(7) Odia Vocabulary and Speech Competition

Please checkout the rules at:


(8) Kabita Patha


(9) Mehefil (Jun 30, Jul 1, Jul 2)


(10) Antakshyari


We will really appreciate your quick responses Please reply before  June  3rd  2017 (Saturday).


Anil Patnaik

On behalf of Cultural Team



P:S:  Please note that all the “Competitions (Items 2-7)” are subject to the rules mandated by OSA.  If the number of participants in Individual Competition is less than 5, the cultural team may modify the nature of the programs.  Each of the child/youth participants will receive a token of appreciation.