Thaipusam or Thaipoosam is one of the major festival mostly celebrated by the Tamil people on the full moon in the Tamil month of Thai (January/February), usually coinciding with Pushya star, known as Poosam in Tamil. In this blog, you may get to know some of the rare and interesting facts about Thaipoosam, Lord Muruga, festival dates and some of the best places to visit during Thaipusam. So continue reading…
The grand celebration of the Consecration ceremony at Brihadiswara Temple, Tanjore is in the headlines today. Tanjore Big Temple or the Brihadiswara temple has set its foot very strongly in history with its magnificent architecture, which one could not have imagined even during recent past, with all such technicalities at hand.
Mark your calendar now and plan a trip to Madurai to witness the grand Float Festival in 2020. Madurai Float Festival is one of the grandest festivals of South India, which is observed every year on the full moon night of the Tamil month, Thai, which falls between mid-January and mid-February. Madurai Float Festival is one of the most remarkable festivals of Madurai, celebrated with lights, lamps, fireworks, and richness of culture and traditions.
Sammakka Saralamma Jatara or Medaram Jatara is a tribal festival of honoring goddesses, celebrated every two years in Medaram, a remote hamlet in Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary, a part of Dandakaranya forest range in the state of Telangana.
For this February cast a visit to Chennai and get a chance to witness a Guinness record event “Sathir 10000” organizing by the Department of Tamilnadu Tourism and explore the Capital city of Tamilnadu. The Department of Tamilnadu Tourism is all set for the event “Sathir 10000” for Bharatanatyam Dancers to achieve the World Record attempt.
It’s already been two months since the year 2020 had bloomed, time fleas like anything right. So what’s your plan for this February? Are you looking for a break and wondering where to heed without burning your pocket much; worry not, South India will serve your purpose.
Called as the Shirdi of South India, the Akkaraipatti Sai Baba temple became one of the largest temples for Shridi Sai Baba in South India, which was recently consecrated near Samayapuram, Trichy on 20th January 2020(Monday). To know more about the largest Sai Baba Temple in South India, continue reading this article completely.
A classical extravaganza of Indian dance forms, music, art, food and history, the famous Nishagandhi Dance Festival weaves a wonderful week of entertainment and enlightenment. The Annual Nishagandhi Dance Festival 2020 will be held from 20th January till 26th January at the Nishagandhi Auditorium of the famous Kanakakunnu Palace at Thiruvananthapuram.
Araku Balloon Festival is a 3-day International Hot-Air Balloon Festival organized by the Andhra Pradesh Tourism every year in the month of January at the most scenic Araku Valley, nestled in the Eastern Ghats Range. This year, the third edition of the Araku Balloon Festival is scheduled from 17th January 2020 to 19th January 2020.
Making a trip to Tamilnadu during the Pongal Festival is a truly rewarding experience where you can explore the vibrant culture and traditions of the state, witness the real Pongal fervor and discover some of the most beautiful places of the state. Here is our pick of best places to visit in Tamilnadu to spend the Pongal holidays. All you need to do is pick the best from it that suits you.