Posted by : Sandeep May 9, 2012
Trichy known for its rich culture and traditions celebrates several festivals and cultural events. Fairs and festivals celebrated in the city serve the occasions which offer the insights of traditional customs and rituals followed by the people of Trichy. Along with the major national festivals the city of Trichy celebrates its regional festivals with much fanfare. Pongal serves to be the most important festival of the state of Tamil Nadu. Being a part of the state Trichy also celebrates the festivals with much pomp and show.
Samayapuram Mariamman Temple festivals are prominent religious events held in Trichy. Poochoriyal, Pancha Prakaram and Bramhostavam are famous festivals celebrated at the temple of Samyapuram. During these festivals Samayapuram temple witnesses the thousands of people thronging there from across the country. Jallikattu is another prominent cultural event organized in several villages near Trichy. Jallikattu is bull catching event organized mainly during the celebration of Pongal festival. Allur Jallathiru Vizha and Vaikunta Ekadasi are other prominent festivals celebrated in Trichy with much fanfare.