Speaking on the occasion, KTR said the 10 day long festival would focus on highlighting various hues and flavours of Telangana culture, food, arts and crafts.
He said the State government was taking all measures to promote Telangana’s artifacts, which have a great value at the international level.
Telangana Festival Dates Feb 18th to March 1 2015
Giving a rustic yet exquisite touch to the inaugural festival were art works on display that comprised zardosi handicrafts, lac bangles, Pochampally fabric, among others.
” Rama Rao said, “The IT department is already working on promoting various art forms – like Nirmal, Bidri, silver filigree, Ikaat – through online market places.”
Apart from arts and crafts, the festival, which will continue till March 1, also comprised a food festival that promoted various delicacies of the new state such as Ooru Kodi Seekulu, Kalchina Mamsam, Jonna Rottelu, Sarva Pindi, along with other dishes. Over the next few days, the food fair will travel across all 10 districts of Telangana to bring to the city the many flavours of the state.
Source: The Hans India