THE 5th UGADI CARNIVAL (OPEN HOUSE) CELEBRATION
SRI VILAMBI NAAMA UGADI OPEN HOUSE
Ugadi Carnival 2018 & Open house
Date : 31st MARCH 2018, Saturday
Venue : Dataran Merdeka , Kuala Lumpur
Time : 2.00 pm to 8.00 pm
The much awaited celebration is just around the corner now!
After a grand success celebration of UGADI OPEN HOUSE last year 4 years with about 10,000-15,000 people attending each year and keep growing in numbers, we hosted another mega event in the same manner. More than 12,000 Telugus thronged Dataran Merdeka in Kuala Lumpur to celebrate the Telugu New Year on 31st March 2018 . This is the 5th Ugadi Fest is an annual event that aims to showcase Telugu arts and culture at national level .
The various traditional and cultural aspects of Andhra Pradesh(INDIA) were on display as local MALAYSIA artistes performed Telugu folk songs and the traditional Kuchipudi dance. We not only provided entertainment for ears and soul, we have also prepared to serve you with an array of traditional Telugu delicacies. It was an evening to show and remind all of us that we do have a great heritage and legacy to be cherished.
It was a full day carnival atmosphere with lots of:
- Array of traditional Telugu delicacies and sweets
- Cultural performances, songs and dance
- Telugu folk songs and dances
- Kuchipudi dance
- Modern dances and songs
- Local and Foreign artist performances
- Live Telugu delicacies cooking demo
Video source: Star News
THIS YEAR UGADI CELEBRATION:
This year, Ugadi was celebrated by about 400,000 Telugus in the country at various locations from north to south on 18th March 2018. The 30 branches of Telugu Association of Malaysia celebrated in grand manner through out the country by organizing special prayers and carnivals at their respective areas.
On 18th March 2018, about 400,000 people celebrate grandly the occasion at their own homes during the morning, followed by mass celebrations at temples / halls in the evenings. And the celebrations are still being carried one for at least a month from the 18th March 2018.