and varied culture of Andhra Pradesh can be perceived from
its melodious music, scintillating dances, delectable
cuisine, ingenious arts &crafts, glorious religions and
wonderful people. In the earlier times, the state was ruled
by several dynasties and empires, which influenced its
cultural heritage. Eventually, Andhra Pradesh culture became
rich and creative with the touch of diverse civilizations.
In the world of creativity, Andhra Pradesh has procured a
high position with its work of art. The state is undoubtedly
a prized gem in the crown of the Indian glory. The ethnicity
of the state is also visible from the different communities
religions followed by them. The relishing dishes of Andhra
cuisine boast of the 'Nawabi' style of the royalty.
Following links will throw light on the various aspects of
Art and Craft
Andhra Pradesh is a multifarious state that has covered each
and every aspect of existence, all-embracing from technology
to arts and crafts. The arts and crafts of the state
comprise of a remarkable range of handicrafts, paintings and
Andhra Pradesh has always been known for its rich culture.
This wonderful state has presented a wide range of
performing arts, including dance, drama and music, to the
world. Dance is the most interesting form of performing arts
that has been encouraged from centuries in India.
Andhra Pradesh has been known since ages for its rich
musical heritage. The state is also known for being the
homeland of Thyagaraja, Shyama Sastri and Muthuswami Dixitar
- the three prodigies of the Carnatic Music Trinity. The
ubiquitous Telugu language of Andhra makes the true essence
and spirit of Carnatic music.
Andhraites are highly pious people, who follow their
religion with the highest regard. In Andhra Pradesh, the
major religions are Hinduism, Islam, Christianity and
Buddhism. Around the state, you can find people following
different religious practices, along with their own notions