Seattle: Bathukamma celebrations got held in a grand manner in Seattle, city of Washington state, USA. The celebrations, which have taken place on Saturday and Sunday, witnessed local people from Washington Telugu Samithi, Washington Telangana Association and Telangana America Telugu Association.
During the festive celebrations, a 6-foot long Bathukamma has become an attention grabber. Democratic Party leader Vasundhara, Telugu actresses Rashmi and Laya have graced the event as chief guests, while folklore artist Bhikshu Nayak and local artistes Chaitanya and Shilpa entertained with their songs and other elements. According to Jalagam Sudheer, representative of local Telugu bodies, Hari Katkuri (WATA President), Ram Koleti (WATS President) and Vamsi Reddy (WATS Ex-President) have coordinated the volunteers.