Hyderabad: For the first time in China, Telangana’s floral festival ‘Bathukamma’ was celebrated in Shanghai by the Telugu Association of Shanghai and Shanghai South Sangamam.
The celebrations were held along with festivities of Diwali and a video presentation on Bathukamma festival and it’s importance in Telangana culture was shown, according to a press release.
Several women participants from Telugu States joined the celebrations along with friends from the other Southern States with some also travelling from Suzhou and Shaoxing to Shanghai for event.
The association said that this was the first time ever that Bathukamma was celebrated in China and hoped that it would be organised on a bigger scale in coming years.
The association thanked the TRS China Team including GVRavinder Reddy, Vijaya Bhaskar Reddy, Madhusudan Verma, Krupal Reddy Goli, Avinash Goud, Krupakar Reddy, Jai Krishna Tumu, Sushma Reddy, Mujahid, Ashok Kumar Gupta Ega, Shekar Jyotsula apart from Prashanthi, Ramesh Reddy, Bhaskar, Teja and Anand Kumar Reddy.