Events and Festivals in Thanjavur

Events & Festivals in Thanjavur

Apart from traditional festivals of India, Thanjavur is famous for its two important festivals namely Natyanjali Dance Festival and Carnatic Classical Musical Festival that represent the cultural richness of the city. The Natyanjali Dance Festival is a five days dance festival dedicated to Lord Natraj. The Carnatic Musical Festival is celebrated in the month of December and January which gathers a number of classical musicians all across the country.

Feb 11-17, 2015
Yaksha Festival
Duration: 7 Days

India’s diverse and rich culture actually holds the thread of its unity. Most of the art forms have evolved over a thousand of years ago and are still practiced. This is not a reflection of the diverse cultur...

Dec 21-Jan 21, 2015
Mamallapuram Dance Festival  - Festival of dance
Duration: 32 Days

There is a huge sculpture of the Pallavas in Mamallapuram. This is the venue for the different forms of dances in the place of Mammallapuram. Mamallapuram dance festival is held in the place of Mahabalipuram of Tam...

Jan 15, 2016
Makar Sankranti  - The Harvest Festival
Duration: 1 Day

Makar Sankranti is considered as an auspicious festival by the Hindus and is celebrated in every part of the country in innumerable forms, gaiety, and devotion. This festival is marked when the sun moves from the T...

Jan 15-18, 2016
Duration: 4 Days

A Harvest festival has been a part of every culture since the time man has started planting crops and gathering food. “Pongal” is also one such harvest festival celebrated widely in states like Tamil Na...

Jan 24-Feb 2, 2016
Thai Pushyam  - Festival of Pain and Trust
Duration: 10 Days

Thai Pushyam is celebrated with great pomp and gaiety in the South India especially in the Tamil Nadu to commemorate the victory of Lord Murugan or Lord Subramanya. The festival falls on a full moon night in the mo...

Jan 26, 2016
Republic Day  - Display of Unity and Patriotism
Duration: 1 Day

The Republic day Celebrations mark the date on which the Constitution of India came into force. Though India became independent of British Rule on August 15th 1947, it did not have a permanent constituti...

Dec 25, 2016
Christmas  - Grand Christian Festival
Duration: 1 Day

Many Christians from all over the country celebrate Birthday of Lord Jesus Christ as Christmas Day held on December 25th.


There are many churches spread all over the country ...

Jan 1, 2017
New Year  - The best time for resolutions
Duration: 1 Day

New Year symbolizes happiness, celebrations, joy, and excitement. New Year is celebrated grandly to bid farewell to the gone year and welcome the New Year with pleasure. The New Year celebrations start from the 31<...

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