The most awaited tourism and culture fest of Visakhapatnam, “Visakha Utsav” is all set to kickstart tomorrow. The fest, coordinated by Andhra Pradesh Tourism Department, GVMC and VUDA, is a three-day event starting from 28th December. With hectic preparations and colourful lighting arranged for the utsav, the beach road wore a festive look on the eve of the utsav.
A special stage with the ‘Jatara’ theme is arranged at RK Beach which is going to be the main stage for all cultural activities. The festival will kick-off with a folk carnival at 5 p.m. on the opening day.A treasure hunt on wheels, music, dance, food, water sports, helicopter rides, flower show, temple replicas and a lot more. Tourists and visitors can enjoy all these on the 2-km stretch from Novotel junction to VUDA Park during the 3-day Visakha Utsav.
This time ‘Treasure Hunt on wheels’ is something coming for the city for the first time. The treasure hunt on wheels (cars) would take the participants through the places of tourist interest in and around the city as they try to find the hidden treasure. The clues to find the treasure would be given on the mobile app. The participants can travel in the car as they go hunting for the treasure. Valid guidelines are to be followed to participate in it which includes the speed limit and license documents. Indian Navy is going to organise water sports events like: sail boat corvette race, sea swimming by divers and search and rescue operations by helicopter. Bollywood music director Pritam would present a concert for the first time in Vizag and the rock band Thaikuddam Bridge would present regional and English numbers. So what are you waiting for… Vizagites its going to be one awesome ride all the three days to end this year.
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