Badaga Day 2018
[Thanks to the great initiative and efforts of Dharmalingam Venugopal]
Badaga Day will be celebrated in a grand manner at the
Young Badaga Association Hall
on Wenlock Road on May 15, 2018 (Tuesday),
as part of the ongoing Nilgiri Summer Festival,
The celebrations will provide an opportunity for the tourists and the local people to learn about the unique
Badaga culture and history apart from enjoying the distinctive Badaga cuisine.
Badaga Food Festival will offer nearly 20 different healthy delicacies prepared in with traditional ingredients. According to writers, “Badaga cookery displays the widest range of techniques among the various ethnic groups of Nilgiris. Their method of food preparation include frying, roasting in a pot, roasting on fire and baking”.
The delicacies offered will include Tuppadittu, Soppu, Avare Udakka, Hachchiike, Sandege, Keerettu, Ubbittu, Gangi Koo, Haalu Koo, Mudthittu, Batha Koo, Gasu Bathal and Bella Koo.
There will be also an exhibition on Badaga history and culture showcasing photographs, books and traditional arte facts.
A painting exhibition by a leading Badaga artist will also be on display.
The Badaga Cultural Show which will follow the exhibitions will feature a wide variety of original songs and dances.
The celebration which will be open from 11-00am to 5-pm is open to all.
The Badagas are requested to attend in their traditional dress of ‘Thundu and Mundu’.
For Contact : Organsing Volunteers,YBA 9751435777
[for more info on ‘Badaga Day’ see —-> badaga.co/badaga-day-15th-may ]