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Pongol & the Mylapore Festival

Pongol celebrates the harvest in Tamil Nadu state, featuring a special dish made of boiled milk and rice. Combine your visit with the Mylapore Festival, and you’ll get a sense of living locally in Chennai, with the chance to buy local crafts, see a ritual chalk design contest and more. The Mylapore Festival is January 10-13, 2019 and the Pongol Festival is January 14–17, 2019.