Karnataka, initially named as Mysuru and later named as Karnataka in 1973 is referred from the name “Karu-Nadu” which literally means “Elevated Land”. The land of Kannadigas which was formed on November 1st, 1956 is nothing but the portrayal of the pride and history of our valiant leaders who fought to unite and give an identity to the state that nobody will be able to forget for years to come. Thus, this day was celebrated since then as the Foundation Day of this sandalwood state. The Karnataka anthem is the perfect description of literary state composed by the Indian National Poet Kuvempu.
Karnataka Rajyotsava- A spectacular display of the varied folk art forms and a presentation of the culture, tradition, food of the state. Witness the entire state wear festive clothes of the color Yellow and Red (representing the Karnataka Flag) and flags in every nook and corner of the state, chanting the national anthem of Karnataka - Jaya Bharatha Jananiya Tanujate.
How about we give you a reason to travel.Planning a trip to Mysore, Bangalore, Mangalore-Udupi, Hampi, Coorg or any other part of Karnataka around November 1st to November 3rd? Visit any of the above destinations and be a part of the celebrations where you can witness performances by folk artistes of Dollu Kunitha, Veeragase, Karaga or visit any Kannada Rajyotsava Mela in any of the locations and take yourself through a tour of some famous delicacies and local products of Karnataka.
Everybody visits Karnataka for the beautiful hill stations, to experience the happening Bangalore city life, to visit the pride of the state which comprises of monuments, heritage sites, forts, palaces, and pilgrim centers, and to trek up to some amazing hills to witness the magnificence of mother nature. Well, what better occasion to speak proudly of the rich culture and tradition of Karnataka, given that today is Kannada Rajyotsava or the Formation Day of the state Karnataka. This year, 2019, marks the 64th Foundation Day and is one of the most important days in the history of the state.
Come be a part of this auspicious day and celebrate the pride of Karnataka State Formation Day with us on Karnataka Rajyotsava.
A treasure trove of the state of myriad cultures