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festivals in Jan/Febr 2015

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festivals in Jan/Febr 2015


I'm looking for the best places (and dates) for festivals in Tamil Nadu between 10 january and end of february 2015.

Festivals like Pongal, Shivaratri, Thaipusam, Ayyanars, Mariamman etc, even in small villages, but authentique.



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1. Re: festivals in Jan/Febr 2015


Pongal will be celebrated in Tamilnadu on 15th January 2015.


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2. Re: festivals in Jan/Febr 2015

Kanchipuram, Chidambaram , Kumbakonam, Madurai were the famous Destinations for tradition Festivals

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3. Re: festivals in Jan/Febr 2015

Pongal 14th to 17th Jan 2015

Thiruvalluvar day 16 Jan 2015

Vasant Panchami 24 Jan 2015

Maha Shiva Ratri 17 Feb 2015

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The Harvest Festival or Pongal will be celebrated from January 14th to 17th. The Thai Pusam falls on Feb 3rd and the Maha Shivarathiri is on Feb 17th. Samayapuram Mariamman Poochoriyal (Flower Sprinkling) festival will also be held in the month of Masi (End of Feb), which would be very grand.



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5. Re: festivals in Jan/Febr 2015

Thanjavur, Madurai would be best places to oversee the pongal festival.

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