The city of Hyderabad abounds in public and private cultural organizations, such as state sponsored dramatic, literary, and fine arts academies. The public auditorium, Ravindra Bharati, provides a venue for state sponsored dance and music festivals. In addition, food festivals are also held regularly at places like the Country Club, coffee shops and Restaurants in five-star hotels.
Hyderabad has a rich cultural heritage, which encloses within itself an amalgam of various religious and cultural communities. Most of the festivities are celebrated with a distinct hue that carries the flavour of the city.
Schedules are made available in the local newspapers and tourism offices.
Annually, Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation conducts the following four festivals.