Culture of Rajahmundry

Rajahmundry is a cultural city of Andhra Pradesh state. The official language of the city is Telugu. It is also the birth place of Telugu language. Nannayya a famous poet of the court of Rajahmundry is a person who gave birth to Telugu language. The grammar and the language script was written by him. The famous poet Nannaya is well known as "Adi Kavi" who along with Tikkana and Yerrana did the translation of Sanskrit Mahabharat to Telugu.

Kandukuri veeresalingam a social reformer from Rajahmundry wrote the first Telugu novel "Rajashekhara Charithra". The two leaders from Bombay Nayapathi Subba Rao and Kandukuri veeresalingam participated in the first Indian National Congress. Subba Rao was the founder of Hindu Samaj in Rajahmundy, also laid the foundation of The Hindu newspaper. 

Kandukuri veeresalingam Pantulu played a major role in bringing back the cultural heritage in Andhra Pradesh which started from Rajahmundry city. He has been titled as The Father of reformations who started the monthly magazine named "vivekavardhini" and a school for girls in 1874. The first widow marriage took place in 1881 and a group of members looked after the widow marriage in Rajahmundry since 1884.

Rajahmundry is a city with great poets worked in the courts of the city. The famous south Indian classical musician of the Rajahmundry city is Voleti Venkatesvarulu of the 20th century. The other well known music director and singer from Rajahmundry.

Festivals in Rajahmundry

The city celebrates all festivals like Ganesh Chaturthi, Ram Navmi, Diwali, Dashera, Shiv ratri, Hanuman Jayanti, Krishna Janmashtami, Makar Sankranti, Durga Puja, Christmas, etc.

The city also celebrates "Chalukya Festival" which is a dance festival in Siva temple.

Auditoriums in Rajahmundry

T T D Kalyana Mantap
Address: Rajamundry, Andhra Pradesh
Type: Open Air Auditorium

Anam Kala Kendram
Address: Rajamundry, Andhra Pradesh
Type: Open Air Auditorium

Music in Rajahmundry

List Of Music and Dance Classes in Rajahmundry

Rajahmundry ruled by many dynasties including Hindu and Muslim is rich in classical music and classical dance. The major dance and music classes located in city are listed here.

Meher Melody Music Center
Address: Danavaipet, D.No.46-11-27, Near S.K.V.T.School,Rajahmundry-533103.
Phone: 93979 12648
Email: [email protected]

Vijaya Sankara School Of Music & Dance
Address: T. Nagar, Rajahmundry 533101
Phone: +91-883-2421669

Swaradhuni (Academy Of Music)
Address: Opp. Kumari Talkies Road, T. Nagar, Rajahmundry 533101
Phone: +91-883-5561118

Sai Durga Musical Institute
Address: Sivalayam Street, T. Nagar, Rajahmundry 533101
Phone: +91-883-2498994

Ejaz Music
Address: Rajahmundry 533103
Phone: +91-883-2476341

Kaki's Musical Stores
Address: Fort Gate, Ponnadavari Street, Rajahmundry-533103.
Phone: +91-883-2473184

Music World
Address: Beside Post Office, Katari Nagar, Rajahmundry-533103.
Phone: +91-883-2468320

Sri Jhansi Musicals
Address: Near Bala Vignana Mandir, Sriram Nagar, Rajahmundry-533103.
Phone: +91-883-5579418

Tulasi Musicals
Address: Opp. Vijaya Talkies, Main Road, Rajahmundry 533101
Phone: +91-883-2436979

Ganesh Musicals
Address: Opp. Ratna Hospital, Seethampet, Rajahmundry-533103.
Phone: +91-883-5568558

Sri Sai Lakshmi Ajay Musicals
Address: Iltd Junction, Rajahmundry-533103.
Phone: +91-9440318164

Sri Jhansi Musicals
Address: Near Bala Vignana Mandir, Sriram Nagar, Rajahmundry-533103.
Phone: +91-883-5579418

Sony Musicals
Address: Sagar Hospital Street, Danavaipet, Rajahmundry-533103.
Phone: +91-883-2475009

Mahalakshmi Musicals
Address: Near Rajababu Hospital, Danavaipet, Rajahmundry-533103.
Phone: +91-883-2498362

Murali Keyboard Coaching Home(Mr. Murali)
Address: Danavaipet, Opp.Sagar Hospital,Rajahmundry-533103.
Phone: 99494 63861

Triple Star Dance Academy (Mr. Siva)
Address: Ctri, Bhasker Nagar, Rajahmundry.
Phone: 0883 - 2424351, 9949020217
Email: [email protected]

Nataraja Nrutyaniketan (Mr. Sappa Durga Prasad) )
Address: Danavaipet, Near Skvt High School, Women's College Road, Danavaipet, Rajahmundry - 533103.
Phone: 0883 - 2478011, 9849273096
Email: [email protected]

Sri Dance Academy
Address: Tilak Road, Up Stairs Of Athidi Restaurant,Rajahmundry.
Phone: 9397915162, 9959724900, 9989996053

Vijaya Sankara Government Dance & Music School
Address: T.Nagar, Beside Canara Bank,Near Kotipalli Bus Stand,Rajahmundry.
Phone: 0883-2421699, 98854 14892
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