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Deccan Festival – C’est le jour de la fete

Posted on November 16, 2011 | FestivalsNo Comment



Come to Hyderabad in the month of February and March and you are sure to come across the best kind of atmosphere with the greatest ambience. The time of the Deccan festival and the time when there are lots of culture, music and get together. There are fairs and festivals and the best of exhibition and performances.

There are food festivals and the best kind of cuisine experience. The visitors who come here love to enjoy the beautiful atmosphere and the absolute experience of being in a celebration atmosphere.

Deccan festival

With the best of nawabi cuisine and the most of crafts and culture which are showcased, this is the best part of being in this royal state.  It is the department of tourism that organizes this festival and the Deccan is famous for the culture and tradition that are a part of this place.

One can see programmes of qawwali and ghazal being organized besides poetry sessions which include mushaira and the other kinds of cultural aspects of Indian music. All the famous singers and dancers are invited for the festival and the Deccan region shows its pride in hosting such festivities in great gusto.

Deccan festival Hyderabad

The Pearls and Bangles Fair is a part of the festival and there are lots of varieities of pearls displayed along with the richly colored varieties of all kinds. The multi colored bangles are a total feast for the year and the stalls selling bangles also seem to come alive in this festival.

When one comes to this festival it is as if the entire city of Hyderabad has come alive. The Qutab Shahi epoch is depicted in this kaleidoscope or arts and crafts. The whole tourism department gets involved in exhibiting the best portions of the Deccan region in this festival.

Hyderabad which is famous for its cultural values and rich heritage has the city come out in the brightest of colours and this annual celebration has now become a part of the months of March and February. This festival is held for five days and all the days are filled with delight, joy and a lot of enthusiasm.

There are a host of talents showcased and the entire city comes together to expose its finest talents to the entire world. Sometimes the best of culture and tradition doesn’t get a chance to get recognition. The Deccan Festival surely ensures that one gets to know what Indian creativity is all about. The world salutes such an exhibition of talent and recognition and the entire function is laden with a lot of love, warmth, passion and dedication.

Deccan Festival

The rule of the Qutab Shahi in the Deccan region saw the best of arts and culture flourish in this part of India. So the 400 year old city has a heritage to be envious about. Such festivals ensure that the tradition and culture of the past is not wiped out and that we are able to take the cultural aspects of the city forward.

Festivals are a part of Indian life and the Deccan Festival is one such occasion which reinforces the spirit of music, dance and arts in India.

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