Fast, Fairs and Festivals of India Fast, Fairs and Festivals of India
Celebrated In : 14 Kms from Hyderabad
Month : March
Significance : Exhibits Arts & Crafts From all parts of the Country
Shilparamam, a Crafts Village set amidst lovely rocks, rippling waterfalls and gorgeous lawns, about 14-km from Hyderabad. Shilparamam plays host to myrid traditions of arts and crafts of India.
An International Event
It has become internationally famous for the Annual Crafts Festival that is being organised in the first two weeks of March every year since 1995. During these Festivals, craftspersons from across the country come here to display their exclusive creations. CELEBRATION AT SHILPARAMAM VILLAGE
Here buyers come and pick up objects directly from the makers with out having to deal with middlemen. In the past six years, the Arts and Crafts Festival elicited tremendous response. While the first such Arts and Crafts festival attracted people in tens of thousands the festival now attracts hundreds of thousands of people every day. Crafts people from all over the country sell their creations for crores.
Every season brings a mood of festivity and an occasion to celebrate at 'Shiparamam'. Here Indian festivals are celebrated in the most traditional way. Apart from the annual festival held here, others festivals celebrated here include the Navaratri, South India Festival, Sankranti Sandadi, Ugadi, Janmashtami etc.
THE HYDERABAD HAAT, the crafts fair is organised once a month bringing exclusive crafts from different States of the Country. And through the recently started GRIHA BHOJAN Centre, the most diverse of traditional native delicacies of various cultures are cooked and served by women in the most traditional way.