Hampi Utsav 2016 (3 - 5 November 2016)


Hampi Festival 2016 Logo

Event: - Hampi Utsav

Location: - Hampi

State: - Karnataka

Date: - 3 - 5 November 2016

Main attraction: - The vibrant cultural events and festivities are the main attraction of Hampi Festival.



Overview/History:-

Hampi Festival

Hampi festival is one of the most marvellous festivals in Karnataka. It is a cultural extravaganza which is been celebrated since the times of the Vijayanagara reign. The festival is celebrated with full of joy and happiness and the entire ambiance is lively and colourful. The festival is all about dance, music, drama, puppet shows, vibrant processions and fireworks.

Danaik's Enlcosure

The Hampi festival is a three days festival which is generally celebrated from 3rd to 5th of November. But this year it's postpone in 10th to 12th of January. The festival has many surprises and eye catching events for all those who are attending this festival since time immemorial. People who have a passion for joy, art, dance, music and drama come to this festival from all corners of India and the world. The 'Hampi festival 2010'  marked the 500th anniversary of the coronation of Vijayanagara King Shri Krishnadevaraya.

Celebration: -

Hampi Festival

Hampi Festival is organised by the Karnataka government to attract people to this magnificent world heritage site. The festival is celebrated with much enthusiasm and many programmes and events like dance, music, drama, procession, etc. take place to recreate a grandeur celebration of the bygone era. Vibrant handicrafts, leather puppets are displayed by traditional craftsmen as they were made in the past generation. Music instruments like pipes, drums etc. are played in throughout the festival.

Hampi Festival

In the streets, decorated horses, elephants and men dressed in the Golden Era military fashion are posted under the red, blue, green, white cloth known as 'Gopuras' at different venues many vocalists, dancers and artists entertain the guests and tourists. For women the festival presents some nice shopping experience. The festival also has events like "JANAPADA KALAVAHINI" a concert of folk songs, "KUSTI" mud wrestling and "JAMBO SAVARI" an elephant march, "DHWANI MATTU BELAKU" a light and sound show etc.

Hampi Festival - 2014 Gallery

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Hampi Festival on 10/01/2014 Photos

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