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Alai balai – Telangana culture అక్టోబర్ 8, 2014

Posted by M Bharath Bhushan in Culture, Dasara, Hyderabad, Telangana, Telangana Festivals, Telugu.
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A taste of Telangana culture
October 6, 2014 Special Correspondent, The Hindu, Hyderabad

Organised at Necklace Road, the Alai-Balai cultural festival showcased the region’s varied culture

It provided a window to Telangana traditions. The sprawling Jal Vihar on Necklace Road presented the typical rural ambience of Telangana as the ‘Alai-Balai’ cultural fete was organised on Sunday. On display were both the culture and cuisine of Telangana.


The picturesque spot turned cultural arena from early morning as artistes showcased a variety of tribal dances. Colourfully attired Banjara women cast a spell with their rhythmic movements. Yellow-turbaned youth belted out foot-tapping music, sweat rolling down their bodies as they played the drums. Yonder a group presented the tribal dance, sporting the head gear of wild buffalo horns. (మరింత…)