East Tank Street, alongside the temple tank ( west side of temple) - Production, demo and sale of trinklets, art pieces, fashion accessories, etc.
Pitchu Pillai Street. This zone is a thematic exhibition of crafts. You can buy the best of the traditional crafts too.
Kumara Gurunathan Street ( south side of temple wall). Women members of Self Help Groups in the city set up shop alongside the temple tank (west side of temple) and sell their products. Toys, crafts, utility stuff and more. Easy buys.
Variety of food on the menu. On Sundareswarar Street from 6 pm every day of the fest. Varieties of Dosa, idiyappam, Chettinad Kuzhi paniyaram . . .Early birds get the best here. The cooks promise to introduce a few more Tamil Nadu specials.
Three top ranking state artisans demonstrate their craft. Supported by TN Handicrafts Dev. Corporation. On Jan. 7 and evenings. Near ‘ther’ (Sannidhi Square) The Fest is held with support of Mylapore Police, Chennai Corporation, local businesses and residents of the temple precinct.
Every day begins with classical music kutcheris in Nageswara Rao Park, Luz. Performed by teens and youths, mikes are not used at all. Great music for the walkers and weight watchers who swarm the park as early as 5 am. Starts at 6.30 am. One hour daily. Chess Square.
-Pottery and Paper Craft Workshop – Jan 7 – 8 am – Open to the first 40 callers in the 8-12 age group. For registrations contact Preethi Viswanathan @ 94457 98795 (10 am to 5 pm on weekdays).
Rock Painting Workshop - Jan 8 – 8 am - Open to the first 40 callers in the 8-12 age group. For registrations contact Divya Priya @ 94450 34485 (10 am to 5 pm on weekdays).
Jan. 7. Saturday 3 p.m. - Painting Contest (Open to kids below 12 years). Bring your art materials. Theme - Mylapore 3.45 to 5 p.m. - Variety of Art / Craft Workshops for kids. Free.
Jan. 8. Sunday 3 p.m. - Design a Greeting Card Contest (Open to kids below 12 years). Bring your art materials. Theme - Pongal 3.45 - 5 p.m. - Variety of Art / Craft Workshops for kids. Free