This event, held every year to present awards to eminent personalities in the
cultural field, has something different about it this year. Apart from the cultural
awards, two special awards have been announced for a physically handicapped
lady, Ms Padmapriya, and to a 10 year-old street child. Shivanagi Reddy, a temple
researcher, Swati Somnath, a classical dancer, Sri Alahari, a small screen director,
and Pranava Seshasai, a child singer, will be receiving the cultural awards.
The program will also include devotional songs by Padmapriya.
The chief guest for the occasion is Dr B N Reddy. Other important persons from
the cultural field who will be present are M K Ramu from Rasamayi, E Bhavani
from Abhinandana, R Susheela from Bala Bharathi, Vamsi Rama Raju and Vadlamuri