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Chennai (Madras) Events

Chennai (Madras) 2014 events

Chennai Dance and Music Festival

Date (To be confirmed):
December 2014 - January 2015 (Mid Dec-mid January.)

One of the largest music and dance festivals in the world - a celebration o ......

One of the largest music and dance festivals in the world - a celebration of classical music and dance of South India (Carnatic style), which is held at a number of venues around the city. The city comes alive with the festival which has now developed into a cultural extravaganza with more than 2,000 participants. Performances include vocal and instrumental music as well as dance by artistes of all ages.

Venue:
Various venues.

Category:
Music

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Arts Festival

Date (To be confirmed):
December 2014 - January 2015

Spanning music, dance, drama and other art forms, this annual event provide ......

Spanning music, dance, drama and other art forms, this annual event provides a showcase for national and international performers.

Venue:
Kalakshreta Arts Village.

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Chennai (Madras) 2015 events

Chennai Sangamam

Date (To be confirmed):
January 2015

This is India’s largest open festival with 2,500 artists and 4,500 perfor ......

This is India’s largest open festival with 2,500 artists and 4,500 performances. It celebrates the Tamil harvest festival of Pongal, symbolising prosperity and abundance from a fruitful harvest; temple celebrations and decorated cows honoured for their contribution to harvest. The festival is organized at various places in Chennai including beaches, parks, college/school grounds and shopping malls and includes traditional and folk music shows, folk dances, martial arts, classical music and dance performances, street plays, drama and theatre.

Venue:
Throughout the city.

Category:
Culture

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Republic Day

Date (To be confirmed):
January 2015 (26 January (national holiday).)

Military displays and cultural performances mark the annual event which mar ......

Military displays and cultural performances mark the annual event which marks the birth of the country's constituition.

Venue:
Throughout the city.

Event cost:
Free.

Category:
History

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Karthikai Deepam

Date (To be confirmed):
November 2015

Festival of lights with lamps and firecrackers celebrated on full moon. On ......

Festival of lights with lamps and firecrackers celebrated on full moon. On this occasion, people clean their houses and light lamps, which are moved to different places in the house and are arranged near the doors, windows and balconies.

Venue:
Throughout the city.

Category:
Religion

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Diwali (Deepavali)

Date (To be confirmed):
November 2015 (November.)

Major Hindu festival; festival of lights punctuated with firecrackers from ......

Major Hindu festival; festival of lights punctuated with firecrackers from dawn and fireworks at night, new clothes and gifts of sweets, small candles lit at dusk outside homes.

Venue:
Throughout the city.

Category:
Religion

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