The Deccan Festival is subsequently known as the Hyderabad Festival in Andhra Pradesh has participants from all over the state. The entire state comes lively with a riot of colours, music, spices and fairs. The Deccan fiesta brings the character of Hyderabad city to life. The celebration basically celebrates the Qutab Shahi period.
Significance of Deccan Festival
Keeping the traditions and customs is the major purpose behind celebrating this festival. It is the great time to enjoy the wonderful taste of the delicious dishes from the state of Andhra Pradesh. At Food fair, a few tasty Hyderabad cuisines can also be tried and tested. This festival is the perfect time to take a quick look into the wealthy past. The magnificent past of this India’s generous state can be seen in this festival.
Celebration of Deccan Festival
This five day long Deccan Festival is celebrated in the months of February and March. Cultural programmes comprising of ghazals, qawalis, mushairas (poetry session) makes an ambience that gives many reasons to the people across India to be present at this celebration. The reason is more reaffirmed by the company of well-known artists come from all parts that gather to Hyderabad to be a part of the proceedings. The fair of pearls and bangles is another attraction of the combined schedule of Deccan Festival. The fair is famed for radiant and shiny pearls of all varieties as well as the multi coloured bangles. There is also a food festival arranged during the Deccan Festival, where the visitors can experience the different delicious and renowned cuisine of Hyderabad.
The crafts items displayed here reflect the knitting skill and weaving abilities of the Hyderabad people. The exquisite thread works and artworks are beautiful. Tourists from various parts of India and abroad visit and be a part of this festival of food, fun and entertainment. People get enthralled with the glamour and glory of this sparkling festival. The decor, ambience, lights, all create a perfect mood of a festive spree.
Connectivity of Deccan Festival
Hyderabad is well connected to different states and cities by air, road and rail. Andhra Pradesh state owned buses join Hyderabad city with all cities in the state as well as adjoining states.