Its the Festival special for Vizagites. 'Visakha
Utsav' is organized by A.P. Tourism. It is organized every year
in January from the third Friday to Sunday . This years Visakha
Utsav is being conducted in parallel with Aruku Utsav, Bheemili
Utsav and World Telugu Federation Conference. The festival comprises
of a variety of cultural programs, sports events, food fair and
exhibitions, fashion shows, trekking etc. It is celebrated in
the cold month of December. Visakha Utsav is the year 2000 festival
means "Millennium Utsav".
"Deccan Festival" is celebrated in
Hyderabad every year
in February on 25th . It is celebrated by AP tourism. Cultural
programs with ghazal nights, qawalis and mushairas are organized.
The Deccan festival highlights Hyderabad's arts,
crafts, culture and cusine. "Pearls & Bangles" Fair
and food fair with items covering both Andhra and Hyderabad.
Rayalaseema Food & Dance Festival
Rayalaseema Food & Dance festival is organized
in October to highlight the arts and cuisine of Rasyalaseema area
of Tirupati, Chitoor
District by A.P.Tourism at Tirupati.
Lumbini festival is organized in December from
second Friday to Sunday every year. It is mainly celebrated in
Hyderabad and Nagarjunasagar to highlight and celebrate the 'Buddhist
Heritage' of Andhra Pradesh.
Ganesha Chaturthi is a main festival and is celebrated in Maharashtra,
Andhra Pradesh. Ganesha, the elephant-headed son of Shiva and
Parvati is widely worshipped as the munificent god of wisdom.
On the day of the Chaturthi, i.e. the last of the days dedicated
to the elephant-headed god. This immersion is accompanied by drum
beats, devotional songs and dancing.