In the vein of other festivals, Visakha Utsav is another festival that is organized by the Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation, to augment tourism in the state. This festival is the most exclusive event, which celebrates the traditions and culture in the form of arts, crafts, music, dance and numerous cultural programmes. Visakhapatnam, the port city, makes the great venue for this grand four-day festival.
Outstanding artists from various spheres come to participate and show
their talent in this festival. The main attractions of this event are
cultural shows, garment exhibition, traditional crafts, heritage tours,
sports events and a flower show. The entire state gets drenched in the
festivities and revelry for the period of four days. People from all
parts of the country and the world come to enjoy the festival of
This event has been made as the annual tourism festival, which draws
together the arts, crafts and an assortment of cuisines of the different
regions of Andhra Pradesh. In Visakhapatnam, different places are
selected to serve as the venues for several cultural programmes, sports
activities and competitions. In concise terms, attending Visakha Utsav
is the perfect way to have a glimpse of the cultural heritage of Andhra
Pradesh in its full glory.