The benevolent Hyderabad and Andhra Pradesh comes alive during the Hyderabad Deccan Festival and it’s among the most happening events in Andhra Pradesh. It’s organized to reflect the culture and rich heritage of the Deccan and to highlights the Hyderabad’s arts, culture, history and the famous cuisines form this part of the world. This celebration encourages a lot of young popular singers and dancers to perform live here and show up their talents.
The Deccan festival is celebrated as a yearly festival in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh on February and March every calendar year. It’s a five days long festival organized by Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation. This festival includes various cultural programs like ghazals, qawalis, mushairas (poetry sessions), folk songs, dances, music and lot more which are scared arts. To this Deccan Festival various renowned artists and dancers are invited to perform and it’s a must watch for people all over India. So anyone who has interest in arts and history of India should be a part of these festive celebrations.
Hyderabad is known for pearls and there is no reason that this festival shouldn’t that. So it includes charming Hyderabad Pearls and Bangles fair displaying the rich lustrous pearls and various varieties of bangles which are found in Hyderabad. It also includes a food fair with the Andhra cuisines and Hyderabadi cuisines.
The Deccan Festival displays the era of the Qutab Shahi rulers in Hyderabad who were the great benefactor of arts, literature, and heritage of the 500 years old city.
Though it is held at Parade Ground in Secunderabad which is roughly 5 kms from Secunderabad Railway station. Indian Airlines have flights connecting to Hyderabad with all the major cities. The nearest airport is Rajiv Gandhi International Airport. The nearest railway stations are Begumpet Railway Station and Secunderabad Railway station. The AP State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) has a bus service that connects to this ground which is easily spotted as it’s the centre of all the mass gathering activities in Hyderabad.