World Telugu Federation organized an Telugu Vaibhavan exhibition and Cultural Festival on 7th & 8th January 2006 at Kuchalambal Kalyana Mandapam, Chennai. The exhibition was inaugurated by Sri.Subhash Dama, Regional Director (South), Indian Tourism (Govt.of India). The participants were entertained by various enactment for both children and adults, such as Mimicry Live Demonstration by Kondapalli Artists, Quiz on Ramayana & Mahabharatha, Magic Show by Child Magician. Gajendra Moksham and face to face talk with TV Artists. Spastic Society of Tamil Nadu also performed a special programme which impressed the crowd. Some more events took place on the second day like Bread Craft Demonstration, Elocution contest on talk in Telugu for 3- minutes without spelling English words, Janapadha Nrithyam, Bhuvana Vijayam Sri Krishna Devaraya – Sahithi Darbar and Kuchipudi Dance and Face to Face discussion with Cine Artists. The stalls were displayed with Textiles and Consumer Products. The specialty among the stalls were the live demonstration of Andhra Food items by experts. Interesting games were conducted and prizes were awarded. The Audience showed great right through the programme.
The President Smt.V.L.Indira Dutt and Members of the Executive Committee of World Telugu Federation welcomed their members to “Sankranathi (Pongal) Celebratons at Ramakrishna Buildings, Chennai, on 13th January 2006 at 5.30p.m. The president presided over the gathering. The Chief Guest Sri.Ravi Canadadai, Hon’ble Consul for Public Affairs, American Consulate General, Chennai was introduced by Smt.Kavitha D Chitturi, President, WTF Youth Wing and was welcomed by The Srecretary General, WTF, The celebration went on in full spirit with dance performance by Women and Children well dressed depicting the Sankranthi festival. Swami Haridas was honoured by spiritual events and dance, highly steeped with devotion. The Bull was decorated well and the public paid due reverence to it.