Welcome(written in Kannada) Mysore Dasara 2019 We are in The City of Palaces – Mysuru and right in front of the World famous Ambavilasa Palace Mysuru Palace This is where the rulers of Mysuru kingdom-The Wodeyars lived and ruled. Before constructing this palace, there was a palace made of wood which was destroyed in a fire accident. The construction of this palace began in 1897 and ended in 1912 This Beautiful palace is the result of 15 years of hardwork. The palace is built in Indo-Sarsenic style This Beautiful Palace will be lit on all 9 days of Dasara. -Namaskar Sir, Where are you from? We are from Mysuru So for mysurean a palace won’t be new, how are you feeling about the palace now? Very good! It is the icon of the city It’s one of the epicentre of the tourist attraction map! Icing on the cake is the Golden throne in the palace And the internal intricate work and carvings are awesome Food Festival Now we are in Ahara Mela(Food fest) Its just like a heaven for foodies! All special and varieties of Karnataka food are made available at a single place! and it’s amazing! A few years ago food fest was held at only one place but this time it’s going on in two places! One is Scouts and guides ground and another one is in MUDA ground in front of Lalith mahal palace. Even here the responses are very good and everyone is loving it. -I’m from Kerla -How are you feeling right now? -Actually, I’m enjoying every bit of it My favourite food is Arabian biryani I’m also from Kerala I’m feeling very good, very happy to see this all. My favourite food is also Arabian biryani Flower Show The flower decorations are magnificently done and are amazing. Every year the tourists who visit flower show is increasing and it is conducted successfully This year’s flower show is being held in two places. In Kukkralli lake and in Kuppanna park. It looks like green heaven is created here Beautiful structures are created using varieties of flowers and plants. And this is a must-visit place! -how are you feeling about the flower show sir? It is improved a lot when compared to previous years Everyone, including children are enjoying everything here. What did you like the most here? The car arranged by JK Tyres And the statue of Maharaj, similar to K R circle is amazingly done. Definitely, we are enjoying it! We are in front of Mahishasura statue located in Chamundi hill Chamundi hill Everyone who comes to the hill to get the blessings of Goddess Chamundeshwari… will get to see the magnificent view of mysore Namaste, Where are you from ma’am? I’m basically from Mysore and my friends are here for Dasara from Banglore To see Dasara lightings and special events. But the Chamundi hill is special What did you like the most about the Chamundi hill? The sceneries, lightings, and view from here is too good It’s too beautiful. Actually, we had seen Mysore Dasara in TV But in person, it gives the best experience It’s different from what is shown on TV and what we imagine, It’s beautiful when we see here. From past 20 years we hadn’t visited Mysore at this time. It’s really beautiful.The lightings and decorations in every road is very nice to see. It’s an awesome experience and super experience. It’s really good and very colorful! Which is the place in Mysore is most liked during Dasara ?It’s none other than Dasara Exhibition!! Everyone likes this so much and it’s happening from past 70 years successfully What comes to your mind when you think of exhibition ? A place where you can buy many things, many games for children, Many varieties of food in food section..all at a single place and that amazing place is called as Exhibition Are you here for the first time? no, we will be visiting exhibition oftenly How was your experience? It was good, many stalls are still yet to open What did you like the most ? Game centre. Among the games, fun world was very good. I played it so I liked it. We enjoyed it what about you sir ? I’m mohammed kashif and I’m from Mysore. We do come here, experience is good. Mysore Dasara will always be good right? So you say it will always be good because it is Mysore Dasara? Yes sir, it will be great ! Are you enjoying ? -Yes sir, we are enjoying. So everyone is from Mysore ? -Yes sir During Dasara many cultural events will be conducted Drama,Dance-drama, Folk dance, Bharatnatyam, Yakshagaana etc will be performed.. ..in Kalamandir, Jaganmohan palace, ganabharathi, small clock tower and many stages Mobile Dasara will be conducted in many parts of the city Mallakamba , Boxing, and other sports are encouraged during Dasara.