Shilpakala Vedika

Shilpakala Vedika is a terracotta auditorium and convention centre located in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. The auditorium is 60,000 sq ft (5,600 m2).

Silpakala Vedika శిల్పకళావేదిక
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Shilpakala Vedika is located in Telangana
Shilpakala Vedika
Location within Telangana
General information
Architectural styleEthnic
LocationHyderabad, Telangana, India
Coordinates17°27′05″N 78°22′38″E / 17.4514°N 78.3771°E / 17.4514; 78.3771Coordinates: 17°27′05″N 78°22′38″E / 17.4514°N 78.3771°E / 17.4514; 78.3771
Opened15 June 2002
Design and construction
ArchitectS Sathyanarayana
Main contractorNagarjuna Construction Company

"Shilpa" means sculpture, kala means art, and vedika means platform. Hence it is an art sculpture platform. The convention center includes an auditorium, which is flexible in design and offers a variety of configurations, and is noted for Telugu film audio release functions.[1]

The AuditoriumEdit

Shilpakala Vedika, constructed under the government of N. Chandrababu Naidu, is located in a 60,000 sq ft (5,600 m2) plot, on a 5 acres (20,000 m2) land, with a seating capacity of 2,500.

The facility has a press room, cafeteria, multi-media projection system, and green rooms.


  • ACCE SIMPLEX AWARD 2006 for Innovative Design of Structures other than Industrial structure to S Sathyanarayana, Hyderabad for Design of Silpakala Vedika Multi Purpose Indoor Auditorium.[2]

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