The city of Hyderabad is a leading Meetings, Incentives, Conferencing and Exhibitions (MICE) destination in India and South Asia. The city has been hosting several events of national and international repute from a long time and for many, it is a favorite destination to organize events due to the many advantages the city enjoys.
Hyderabad is all set to host the 2nd World Sweet Festival in Parade Grounds between January 13 and 15, which also coincides with the Sankranti festival and the International Kite Festival.
Every State has a sweet with its own specialty and the aim is to display all such delicacies in the festival. There will be an impressive display of nearly 50 varieties of sweets from 25 states at one place, which is the highlight of this festival. For those who relish consuming sweets, the organizers will be displaying 1,000 varieties of sweets from all over the world.
The one-of-its-kind sweet festival celebrates the coming together of cuisines from various countries in the world, reflecting the culture and food habits of each country. The sweet stalls at the festival will be categorized not by the name of the State but by the kind of the sweet being offered.
If there are many different varieties of the same sweet, then there will be an exclusive counter. For instance, Payasams made in Kerala, Telangana, AP, Tamil Nadu, Orissa and Assam will all be presented at one counter. The sweet festival is a boon for those who have been looking forward to taste a plethora of sweet varieties originating from diverse geographies. Such culinary festivals serve as a right platform for displaying many traditional recipes created by families involved in sweet preparing business for generations where they can showcase their talent.The variety and distinct flavor of these sweets at the World Sweet Festival are bound to leave an unforgettable experience!
Telangana, India’s 29th and youngest state of the Indian Union is at the forefront of rapid growth and development strides in the country. The region boasts of a great historical legacy, influenced by the Satavahanas, Rastrakutas, Kalyani Chalukyas, Kakatiyas, Mughals, Qutub Shahis, Asaf Jahis etc. It is a melting pot of cultures, traditions, different religions, customs and habits. The state is a defining example for ‘Unity in Diversity’.
In fact, these proud and diverse traditions have given rise to a unique identity for Telangana, especially the sprawling metropolitan city of Hyderabad, where ‘North meets the South’. This is reflected in the different cuisines, that have been ingrained into the food habits of the denizens living in Hyderabad.
Right from masala chai prepared by Rajasthanis to Bisibele bath of Kannadigas and sweets prepared by Marwaris to Banana chips of Malayalis, the famous Hyderabadi Biryani to the pipingly hot Irani chai, the region is home to some of the best Indian cuisines.
Telangana, known for its Ganga-JamunaTehzeeb and Nawabi glory, amazes the visitors and explorers who continue to be fascinated and impressed by its thriving culture and secular spirit. The secular traditions of Telangana, is visible in every aspect of the society and it is this pluralistic fabric, that has always been admired as the highlight of the region. Telangana’s exclusive cuisine is a fusion of Deccani, Mughlai, South Indian and Marathi flavours, lending a unique identity for the local dishes. The state has assimilated various cultures, which has enriched its cuisine, right from spices, desserts to beverages and biryani, etc!
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