The 73rd Republic Day Reception was held at Casa de la India, the Indian Cultural Center at Valladolid. The Mayor of Valladolid, H.E. Mr. Oscar Santiago Puente was the chief guest of the event. During his address, H.E. Ambassador Dinesh K Patnaik touched upon the long shared history of the two nations and the Mayor highlighted the growing cultural and commercial ties between India and Valladolid. The addresses were followed by Bharatanatyam and Odissi Dance performances.