Bathukamma Celebrations LIVE Webcast http://bathukamma.telangana.gov.in
Bathukamma celebrations will be telecast LIVE from the Tank band, Hyderabad from 4pm on the 2nd of October 2014. The Telangana government has started a website exclusively for the Bathukamma festival/celebrations. Bathukamma official website is http://bathukamma.telangana.gov.in. People all over the world can watch LIVE celebrations from the official website. People can download Bathukamma songs from the above said official website. People can watch latest Bathukamma videos on the website.
Bathukamma festival is being celebrated all over the world from the USA to Australia. Celebrations taken place at Ohio, Albany, Philadelphia, Herndon, Detroit, New Jersey, Austin, Chicago, California, Texas, Connecticut of the United States of America, Singapore, Sharjah and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, London (UK), Malaysia, Melbourne Australia, Tokyo of Japan.
Bathukamma is primarily a women’s festival. It begins on the day of Bhadrapada / Mahalaya Amavasya and concludes on Ashwayuja Ashtami, based on the lunar calendar. Bathukamma is an embodiment of the spirit of Telangana. The festival has become an important part of the cultural renaissance movement of Telangana and has now been accorded the State Festival status in the newly formed state.
Bathukamma is a colourful and vibrant festival of Telangana. Bathukamma festival is celebrated by women, with flowers that grow exclusively in each region. This festival is a symbol of Telangana’s cultural identity. Bathukamma comes during the latter half of monsoon, before the onset of winter. The festival begins a week before the grand ‘Saddula Batukamma’ (the grand finale of the Batukamma festival) which falls two days before Dassera. The women folk normally get back to their parents’ homes from their in-laws and breathe the fresh air of freedom to celebrate the colors of flowers.
- Eemeemi Poovappunee Gowramma
- Bathukamma Bathukamma Uyyalo
- Chittu Chittu La Bomma
- Himavanthuni intlo putti
- Kalavari Kodalu Uyyalo
- Okesi Elakapande
- Rama Rama Uyyalo
- Srilaxmi Nee Mahimalu
Courtesy/Official Website: http://bathukamma.telangana.gov.in/