October 16, 2023
Tamil Nadu is a state in southern India with a rich culture and heritage. Festivals play an important role in the lives of the people of Tamil Nadu, and there are many different festivals celebrated throughout the year.
Pongal is the most important festival in Tamil Nadu and is celebrated in January to mark the harvest season. It is a four-day festival, and each day has a special significance.
Thaipusam is a Hindu festival celebrated in January or February to honor Lord Murugan, the son of Lord Shiva and Parvati.
3. Tamil New Year
Tamil New Year, also known as Puthandu, is celebrated in April. It is a day to mark the beginning of a new year in the Tamil calendar.
The Natyanjali Dance Festival is a cultural festival celebrated in February and March at the Chidambaram Nataraja Temple
Karthigai Deepam is a Hindu festival celebrated in November or December. It is a festival of lights, and people light lamps and candles in their homes and temples to celebrate the victory of good over evil.
The Mahamaham Festival is a unique festival celebrated once in every 12 years at the Kumbakonam Mahamaham Tank.
The Thiruvaiyaru Festival is a cultural festival celebrated in May at the Thiruvaiyaru Thyagaraja Temple. It is a five-day festival dedicated to Saint Thyagaraja, a renowned Carnatic music composer.