Festivals brings in harmony, love, unity, fun and great relations. India cherishes festivals more than any other country in this world. Each and every day here has some or the other functions. You wish to have thousand eyes to see all the vibrant decorations during these festivals; colourful paper, serial lights, fragrant flowers, music, dance and ebullient mob are the adding factors to its beauty. Visit India during festival time and savour your stay forgetting all your woes.
Pongal is a harvest festival in Tamil Nadu. It is celebrated during the first day of the Tamil month Thai. Pongal has its astronomical significance as well. Farmers also perform puja to the earth for giving good crops.
Thyagaraja Aradhana Festival
Tyagarajar is one of the greatest among the Carnactic music composers of South India and one among the musical prodigies of all times. His Keerhanas about gods are of delicate spirituality, full of melodic beauty and in the highest sense artistic.
Natyanjali Dance Festival
Natyanjali is an annual classical Indian dance festival. It denotes to the dance festival at Chidambaram Natarajar temple. This is an opportunity for all dancers, from all over India, to perform and to pay their tribute to Lord Nataraja.
Jallikattu Bull Fight
Jallikattu can be simply called Bull taming. Bulls come running out furiously from a closed place into the grounds. It will be held as part of Pongal celebration. In Tamil Nadu, Jallikattu is held in Madurai, Tiruchirapalli and Tanjore.
Karthigai Deepam Festival
Karthigai Deepam is one of the light festivals of Tamilnadu. Lamps lit with oil are a symbol of holiness in Indian culture. It is celebrated during Pournami or full moon day when the moon is with the six star constellation called Karthigai.