For the past 17 years, during the month of January, the streets of Mylapore painted a different picture with various cultural activities. It is the prestigious four-day Mylapore Festival organised by Sundaram Finance. The 18th edition of the festival to be held from January 9 to 12 around the Kapaleeswarar Temple and Nageswara Rao Park, will see around 30 events and 400 artistes.
“Today, the Mylapore Festival attracts a wide cross-section of people to savour the ‘Flavour of Madras’. Traditional games (pallanguzhi, dayakattam), kolam contests for kids and adults, rangoli contests, food walks, heritage walks, temple talk, traditional dance drama, folk dance and music will be part of this year’s festival,” TT Srinivasaraghavan, MD of Sundaram Finance, informed.