Hampi Festival is an annual celebration which is held in the first week of November every year. The Hampi Festival is truly an extravaganza to cultural dance, drama and music of Karnataka. The name Hampi is derived from the region where it hosted to commemorate the ancient glory of Hampi which was the capital of Vijayanagar empire, the biggest empire in Indian history. The festival is one week long and became the platform of cultural events of Karnataka.
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Hampi Festival is organised in the first week of November every year
The Hampi festival is organized by the Government of Karnataka annually. The venue Hampi is situated at a distance of about 353 km from the capital Bengaluru. The festival is also known as Vijaya Utsav which signifies the ancient ruins of Hampi, a glorious capital of Vijayanagar empire of Karnataka. The one week festival is organised to recreate the aura of royal heritage of Humpi with cultural dance, music and drama. Also there are lots of other activities takes place like fireworks, puppet shows, and spectacular processions and artists from different parts of India comes to the place and perform on the evenings of the festival.