Odisha, an eastern state of India known for its rich heritage. Odisha is renowned for silver filigree, Ikat weaving,sandy beach, Odissi dance, and annual Jagannath Rath Yatra.
Vision: The vision of OSA California is to promote and propagate Oriya culture in Americas by bringing together all the people interested in Odisha.
The mission goals of The Orissa Society of Americas (OSA) are:
To provide a mutually supportive environment for the better interaction of Odia immigrants of North American countries through socio-cultural growth, friendship and fellowship;
To enhance the awareness of Odisha and Odia traditions in North America through cultural promotion, social events, and developmental activities;
To facilitate the exchange of information between Odisha and the United States/Canada.