The Chennai Dance & Music Festival Chennai is a popular festival in South India and it is truly dedicated to the South Indian Classical music and dance, held during mid December to mid January in the capital city of Chennai. People from all over South India come to Chennai during this time to be a part of this celebration of Indian music and dance.
Karthigai Deepam festival is essentially a festival of lamps which is celebrated grandly in the South Indian State of Tamilnadu and some parts of Kerala and Sri Lanka. Usually falls in the Tamil month of Karthigai (mid-November to mid-December).
The history of Tamil and Tamil Nadu without Madurai is impossible. Located on the banks of River Vaigai, Madurai has been a major settlement for two millennia. This ancient city is the last remaining mega-evidence of a glorious past of the oldest Kingdom in the world.