Durga Charan Ranbir besides having participated, choreographed
and conducted dance programmes in most of the major festivals
in India has more than 25 years of teaching experience.
These include: Khajuraho Nritya Samaroh, Khajuraho; Haridas Sammelan,
Vrindavan; Gunguru Festival, Bhopal; Chhanda Festival, Kerala; Uttara
Purusha Festival, Uttar Pradesh; Nishagandhi Festival, Kerala; Surya
Festival, Kerala, Kinkini Festival; Konark Festival; Beach Festival,
Puri; Natyanjali, Chidambaram; Tamil Izai Sangam Festival, Poolachi;
Natarajotjhsava, Pallavothsave, Mysore; Kal Ke Kalakaar Sammelan, Mumbai;
Kumbhamela, Allahabad and Nritya Mahotsov, Orissa.
He has performed abroad for programmes organised by Indian Council for
Cultural Relations and other sponsoring agencies in Bangladesh, Hong
Kong, Malaysia, China, South Korea, Bulgaria, Hungary, Germany, USA,
and South America.
His teaching activities include training about 300 students of India
and foreign origin at ‘Nrityayan’, an institute established
by him, who have excelled in their work and have performed, in international
Guru Ranbir has served as visiting faculty in Utkal Sangeet Mahavidyalaya,
Bhubaneswar, Delhi University Cultural Council; Examiner, Akhil Bharatiya
Gandharva Mahavidyalaya, Mumbai, Pracheen Kala Kendra, Chandigarh, and
Jury Member, Selection Committee, Ministry of Human Resources Development,
G.O.I. for Odissi dance Scholarship/Fellowship.
Research in Odissi Dance from Ministry of Human Resource Development,
Govt. of India
ORISSA SANGEET NATAK ACADEMY AWARD
GURU DEBA PRASAD DAS AWARD
Patitapaban Kala Niketan, New Delhi
VEDA VYAS AWARD
Bhanja Kala Kendra, Rourkela