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3rd Telangana - International Kite Festival adds more flavor with Sweet delicacies from many parts of the world

Posted : 14 January 2018 08:43:14 | By TWO Bureau | Two Bureau

3rd Telangana - International Kite Festival adds more flavor with Sweet delicacies from many parts of the world


 Sankranti and Lohri festivities in the twin cities of Secunderabad and Hyderabad began on a 'sweet' note as the three-day International fest kicked off at Parade Grounds on Saturday. Apart from indulging in sweet delicacies, the feeling of joy in the company of kite fliers from different parts of the world. It was a sight to behold as kites of every shape and size filled up the skies of the parade ground.


Inaugurated by Telangana assembly speaker, S Madhusudna chary, the fest looked like a cauldron of several cultures and sub-cultures. 'Our objective was to create a cross-culture platform for the people of different communities living in the city and showcase the cosmopolitan nature of Hyderabad in sweetest possible manner. We are happy that we have been successful in our efforts,' B Venkatesham I.A.S, Secretary, Tourism, and Culture said. He further added that,  " The response has been phenomenal by afternoon, the footfall crossed 50 thousand."


A first of its kind fest provided a sweet gastronomical experience to one and all with its lavish spread comprising 78 varieties of Laddoo, 77 varieties of Halwa and 67 variety of Payasam, representing various part of the country.


Moushumi Chaudhury, executive committee member of the Hyderabad Bengali Samiti, participating in the fest said, " This is one of the unique events I have ever experienced. I am sure it will back all the sugary goodness in all of us. We have 32 Bengali sweet delights in the fest. "


Not just from within India, several sweet innovations from 15 different countries including Korea, Spain, Turkey, Ethiopia, Brazil, and Afghanistan were also on display on an opening day. Counters had samples of ' sweet treats ' set out for taste and sale as well.


This event was covered with the latest technology of 360degree by google and live podcast across all mobile platforms and smart web enable TV's by Travel World Online channel.


Yeneneesh, a vendor from Ethiopia was overwhelmed after selling out the entire dabbokolo stock - a sweet dish made from coffee beans. ' I did not expect such a great response all my items were within no time, ' she said.



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