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Culture of chennai

The rich culture of Chennai can be exemplified through the dance forms and Carnatic music practised here, performed with traditional costumes. “Bharatanatyam” is an Indian classical dance which originated in the temples of Tamil Nadu and is practised widely in Chennai. The dance is known for its grace, elegance, expressiveness, tenderness, and challenging poses. Both men and women perform this dance, decked in traditional attire. Carnatic music is a form of classical music which was pioneered by various musicians from the city. Every year, the Madras Music Season is hosted where highly competent artists from all over the world come and perform. Chennai also has an active theatre culture. The city is also known for its gorgeous assortment of traditional sarees, which is a conventional Indian outfit for women. Festivals like Pongal, which is the harvest festival of South India, Music and Dance Festival, Diwali, Id-Ul-Fitr, Easter etc. are celebrated with fervour in Chennai. The city is a foodie’s delight and home to a multitude of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. A variety of spices, rice mixtures, coconut milk, tamarind etc. are the unique ingredients in the culinary delights of this city.

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  • Best Time To Visit
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  • Altitude 20 ft. above sea level

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