Cultural programmes held at Shilparamam and Ravindra Bharati

The  three teams of artistes from the South Zone Cultural Centre, Thanjavur showcasing their skills including ‘Dollu Kulitha’ from Karnataka, ‘Karagattam’ from Tamil Nadu and ‘Kalaripayattu’ from Kerala. From Telangana there were three troupes that enthralled the audiences with ‘Haridasu’, ‘Budubukkalollu’ and ‘Jangama Devaru’.

The attraction of the cultural showcase apart, shopping appeared to be the natural favourite with the teeming crowds, what with children especially, going ga ga over the trinkets that were available for sale. Once the cultural fare and shopping was over, it was time for food and people made a beeline for the food court.

At the Ravindra Bharati, there was a three-day showcase of ‘Gangireddu’ where a bull is paraded. When contacted, Director-Culture, Mamidi Harikrishna said that apart from the display of ‘Gangireddu’, Saturday would see a display of kite-flying at the Necklace Road. Government of Telangana authoritatively observed Sankranti with enthusiasm at the Arts and Crafts Village of Shilparamam and the Ravindra Bharati on Friday.

Friday evening saw the celebration being praised going full bore at the Shilparamam within the sight of the Special Officer G. Kishan Rao and the horde of individuals who went to the town.

There were three groups of artistes from the South Zone Cultural Center, Thanjavur displaying their abilities including ‘Dollu Kulitha’ from Karnataka, “Karagattam” from Tamil Nadu and “Kalaripayattu” from Kerala. From Telangana there were three troupes that captivated the gatherings of people with ‘Haridasu’, “Budubukkalollu” and ‘Jangama Devaru’.

The fascination of the social grandstand separated, shopping gave off an impression of being the regular most loved with the abounding group, what with kids particularly, going ga over the knickknacks that were accessible available to be purchased. Once the social admission and shopping was over, it was the ideal opportunity for sustenance and individuals rushed toward the nourishment court.

At the Ravindra Bharati, there was a three-day grandstand of “Gangireddu” where a bull is paraded. Whenever reached, Director-Culture, Mamidi Harikrishna said that separated from the show of ‘Gangireddu’, Saturday would see a show of kite-flying at the Necklace road .