Wednesday, January 28, 2009

NEW DATES 7- FEB 2009 to 9-FEB 2009

Addressing a press conference District In-charge Minister  
Sri Revu Naik Belamgi, has declared new dates. 

Those who installed their Stalls during Bidar Utsav, they  will be allowed to
re-install their shops in re-scheduled Bidar Ustav programme. 

Diamond Card and Gold Cards will remain valid for new Utsav also.

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Announcement of Cancellation

Deputy commissioner Mr. Harsh Gupta announcing cancellation of Bidar Utsav
Due to the sad demise of former President of India Mr. R. .Venkatraman, the Bidar Utsav has been postponed till announcement of new dates.

Highlights of 27/01/2009

Kite Festival
Children Festival
Air Show
Bungee Jumping
Hot Air Balloon
Prelimanary Rounds of Kabbadi, Kho-Kho and Rural Sports Commenced

Tourism Website Hosting

Today, on the inagural function of Bidar Utsav 2009, Hon'ble Tourism Minister Janardhan Reddy & District Incharge Minister Revu Naik Belmgi, launched the Tourism Website i.e. Tourism Website is Desigened in Coordination with District Administration, National Informatics Centre & Nascent Technologies Bidar.

Bidar Utsav Flagged off

Bidar Utsav flagged of by Hon'ble Tourism Minister Janardhan Reddy by beating Nagada. On the dais district Incharge minister Mr. Revu Naik Belmgi, Gurpadappa Nagmarapalli, Ishwar khandre, Pradhu Chawan, Rajashekar patil, Basavaraj Patil Attur, Regional Commissioner, IGP, Deputy Commissioner Bidar, SP Bidar were present.

Monday, January 26, 2009

Run for a Change .. Marathon

Tomorrow 27th Jan 2009 at 06:30 AM from Barid Shahi Garden to Bidar Fort a Run for a Change .. Marathon will begin. In this Marathon, organizing Committe of Bidar Utsav invites you all.

Come and Register for participation.

Live Images/Video of Bidar Utsav 2009

Coming very soon

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Bidar Utsav Events 2009

Inaugural Function Naada Geete
Gana Yogi Panchakshara Gavai Seva Samithi, Bidar
Air Show Surya kiran Team IAF, Bidar
Local Team 1
Local Team 2
Kannada Artist
Film Star Ganesh Bangalore
Folk Dance
Folk Dance from Bangalore
Laser Show
Laser Show Team, Bangalore
Gokul Team, BangaloreMusical Night
Sunidhi Chauhan from Mumbai

28- Jan - 2009
Inaugural Function
Kannada Artist
Ajay Kannada Film Actor, Bangalore
Local Team 3
Local Team 4
Fusion Instrumental
Jugalbandi from Mangalore Team
Musical Night (Kannada)
Rajesh Krishna Team Bangalore
Gazal Night
Sharath & Team
Comedy Show(Nage Habba)
Richard Lewis Team, Bangalore.

29 - Jan- 2009
Inaugural Function
Local Team 5
Local Team 6
Fusion Instrumental(Clarionat)
Narasimulu Wadavanti, Bangalore
Kannada Artist
Amulya Kannada Film Actress
Comedy Show
Naveen Prabhakar
Comedy Show (Kannada)
Master Hiranaiah
Musical Night
Sonu Nigam
Shayers From Delhi, Indour, Lucknow, Pune, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad Children's Festival
27th, 28th & 29th Jan 2009
Magic Show
Kudroli Ganesh, Mangalore
Talking Doll & Shadow Play
Prahalad Acharaya, Udupi
Puppet Show
Pradeep Calicut
Mimicry Patabiram, Sullya
Anchor For 3 Days Shwetha Kannada Artist, Bangalore

Diamond and Gold cards

"Diamond" card and "Gold" cards that were introduced last year was a partial success for organizers. The same system will continue this year and those who can afford to pay for those cards there is "value for money".

The Cost of "Diamond" card is Rs. 5000 with this card five persons will be allowed to participate in the three-day Utsav while a "Gold" card will cost 2000 and only two persons will be allowed. Counters will be opened in Bidar for sale of these cards.

Aerobatic display at Bidar Utsav

Surya Kiran Aerobatic display team of the Indian Air force (IAF), which has its base in Bidar, will perform at the inaugural function of the three day Bidar Utsav on january 27 at Bidar fort ,beside a display by the suryakiran team, there will be a 15-minute laser show sponsored by the Information department both at the inaugural and the valedictory show will comprise message of the state government.

"Ashtoor tomb, Madarasa of Mahmud Gawan and other monuments will be illuminated during the utsav"

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Sports Calendar

Friday, January 9, 2009

09/01/2009 Committee Member Meeting

Today at 5:30 PM Deputy Commissioner took meeting with Bidar Utsav Committee Members. In this meeting, District Incharge Minister, Aurad MLA, ZP Chairman, CMC Chairman and other prominet citizens of Bidar were present.

In this meeting, District Incharge Minister praised the development work done at Bidar Fort.

Deputy Commissioner stated that the star attraction of Bidar Utsav are well known Hindi Play back singers Mr. Sonu Nigam, Sunidhi Chouhan will perform and famous comedian Naveen Prabhakar(Paichan Kaun fame). are attraction of cultural events in Bidar Utsav.

Deputy Commissioner took review meeting with all committee members and took the progress of events done by each committee members.

For the first time in Bidar Utsav Rural Sports is introduced
In this event, Deputy Commissioner trying to involve all the rural populace to take part in events like
1. Bullock Cart Race
2. Bullock Show
3. Kabbaddi
4. Kho-Kho
5. Malakhambh
6. Atlas Stone(stone lifting)
7. Lathi Pradarshan

Above event will took place at taluk level and first three teams from each taluk will perform finals against each other at Bidar Fort.

From all over india well known Shayras are comming to perform in Mushaira at Bidar Fort. Over one lakh audience will enjoy.

Committee Members

Names follows soon

Review of Bidar Utsav Work

District Incharge Minister Mr. Revu Naik Belamgi Visited the Bidar Fort along Deputy Commissioner, Superintendent of Police and with Committee to review the preparation work of Bidar Utsav 2009 Commencening on 27th Jan 2009.

It is said to have been built in 1423-24 A.D. by Qubil Sultani when Prince Muhammad was viceroy. The mosque is known so, as it has 16 pillars in the front. It is also called Zanana Masjid as it is situated near the Zanana enclosure.
It was an important masque as the Friday prayers and state function of a religious character were held here. It is about 90 meters long and 24 meter wide. There is a well beyond the southern wall of the mosque. Its interior is beautiful with provision for fresh air and light inside. The massive columns, arches and domes are attractive. It is considered as one of the largest mosque in India.
Jami Masjid and Kali Masjid are the other two important monuments from the architectural point of view

Monuments in Focus

It is the tomb of Khalil-Ullah who was the preceptor of Ahmad Shah. It is erected on elevated place. The building is octagonal in plan. There are traces of fine decorations on the walls of the building. This prominent building is altogether one of the excellent buildings constructed by the Bhamani’s. It is on the way to Ashtoor.

The three days festival will have many Cultural events,Sports events, Film festival, Food festival, Kite festival and also Health Mela. Many Artists of National and International fame have confirmed their performances in Bidar Utsav 2009 and the details of the events can be seen by clicking the respective events.

On behalf of the District Council of Culture, Bidar, I welcome one and all for the three days Bidar Utsav 2009. Please Come and Enjoy, the festive atmosphere in the city of Whispering Monuments, Bidar

About Bidar

Bidar is the northern most District of Karnataka State. It is 140 Kms from Hyderbad Airport and well connected by National Highway No. 9. The District Council of Culture, Bidar is organising a three days Bidar District festival called Bidar Utsav 2009 at historic Bidar Fort Premises from 27th January 2009 to 29th January 2009.

Bidar has glorious chapters of past as capital of Chalukyas and later as kingdom of Bhamani's. Its achievements in statecraft are immense but stand surpassed by those in socio cultural and religious fields Viz., revolution by Jagadguru Basavanna, One of the five holy places of Sikhs in the form of Gurudwara Nanak Jhira, 15th Century Persian University of Mohammed Gawan and so on. The list is endless.

Thursday, January 8, 2009

Contact Us

For Further Details Contact:-

Office of Deputy Commissioner, Bidar. (08482) 225409, 226290 Fax 225262



1. Flood Light Volley Ball 23 and 24th January 2009 6PM to 11 PM at Nehru Stadium Bidar
2. Friendly Cricket Match 26th January 2009 11Am to 5 PM at Nehru Stadium Bidar
3. Wheel Chair Race for Disabled ( 200 Mts) 27th January 2009 8 AM at Nehru Stadium Bidar
4. Bidar Mini Marathon (5.5 KMs) 27th January 2009 8 AM at Nehru Stadium Bidar
5. Tug-Of-War ( Rope Pulling) 27th January 2009 9AM at Bidar Fort
6. Junge Kusthi (Wrestling) 27th January 2009 1 PM to 5 PM at Bidar Fort
7. Body Building Show 27th January 2009 5 PM to 6 PM at Bidar Fort
8. Kabbadi 28th January 2009 10AM to 4 PM at Bidar Fort
9. Karate Competition and Show 28th January 2009 3 PM to 5.30 PM at Bidar Fort
10. Body Building Show 28th January 2009 5 PM to 6 PM at Bidar Fort
11. Parasailing 25th to 29th January 2009 8 AM to 5PM at Shapur Gate, Bidar
12. Hot Air Ballon 25th to 29th January 2009 6.30 AM to 5PM at Shapur Gate, Bidar
13. Fun Games 25th to 29th January 2009 Finals at fort from 27th to 29th Jan 2009
14. Camping 27th to 31st Janurary 2009 At Bidar Fort.
15. Aqua Sports ( Boating) 25th to 29th Janurary 2009 At Bidar Fort.

Bidar Utsav

Come and Enjoy Bidar Utsav 2009 at Bidar Fort From January 27th 2009 to January 29th 2009