The three-day city festival will be held in Visakhapatnam on the famous RK Beach from the 28th to 30th December 2018. The annual event will be inaugurated by Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu.
A large stage has been arranged at the RK Beach with a seating capacity of more than 200, while stands have been set up for the public.
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The officials have put up barricades so that the crowd do not enter the water to avoid problematic incidents, A carnival has been planned by the organisers at the Beach Road which will have traditional artists, tableau of a few government departments, cultural performances, bands from city police, navy and others.
The carnival will start from the AU Convention Centre at around 3.30 p.m. The main event is expected to start at 5.30 p.m. with the tribal and folk artistes’ performances. The inaugural ceremony will be followed by the Navy band’s performance.
Grammy awardee Ricky Kej and band is expected to perform at around 7.30 p.m., while another noted rockband Thaikkudam Bridge will hit the stage at 9 p.m. Another venue for the event– VUDA Central Park— will have a flower show, while Shjilparamam Jaathara will have traditional events simultaneously.
Discounts at hotels
In the meantime, the hotel merchants association members said that all restaurants and hotels will offer 10 % discounts to the customers during the three-day event.