Monday, December 28, 2009

Chennai Sangamam 2010 - Cultural Festival in TamilNadu

Chennai Sangamam is one of the largest cultural festival held in Chennai during the month of January every year. It is announced that Chennai Sangamam 2010 will be held from January 10. This festival is organized by Department of tourism and culture of Government of Tamil Nadu. And Tamil Maiyam. Chennai Sangamam is centered around the Pongal festival. It is the "biggest open festival" in India.

Festival takes place in various parts of Chennai. It is conducted in parks, beaches, school/college grounds and many more venues. About 2000 performers take part. It depicts the culture of Tamil Nadu. 

Events in Chennai Sangamam Festival and Venues

Some of the important events are the 

Food festival – Where you can taste all kinds of food from Kongu Nadu Samayal, Manaparai Murukku, Kovilpatti Kadalai Mittai, Virundhunagar Parotta, Iruttukadai Halwa, Dindigul Venu Biriyani and Chettinad Samayal. The "venue of food festival" will be in different places. Go there and enjoy the feast.
Carnatic Music Festival – If you are a lover of music then you have opportunity to hear songs from your favorite singers.

Games – All traditional games like Silambattam, Malyutham, Vazhukumaram, Uriyadi, and Kalari will be there at the fest.

The other important festivals are dance festival, poetry and photography contest too. Go to the spots and enjoy all fest.

For more information about venues and events in Chennai Sangamam 2010 visit 

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