The biggest and the best is at Chidambaram and starts on Mar 6 and ends on 10.
On Day One the dances go on till 4 am the next day and the rest of the days, end by midnight. It is open to all, free and features the best and groups and unknown faces too. Each evening will feature one or two senior dancers.
Contact Natyanjali Trust, Chidambaram. Phone no. 04144-222732
The Natyanjali dance festival at Kumbakonam will be held from March 6 to 9, 2008.
The dance fest which is held at the Sri Kumbeswarar Temple on the evenings during these days attract dancers from all over India and even abroad.
The artistes who perform at Chidambaram and the visitors to temples around this time have a circular route to attend the festival.
Artistes who like to offer homage at this festival may contact the oranisers at firstname.lastname@example.org or write to the Trustees. Natyanjali Trust Kumbakonam, Moopanar Bangalow, Dr. Besant Road, Kumbakonam – 612 001.
A five-day dance festival called Brahan Natyanjali is held at the Big Temple, Thanjavur. This year the fest begins on March 6 and goes on till March 10.
The fest is supported by the Govt. organisation South Zone Cultural Centre, Thanjavur and Shrimath.S.Babaji Rajah Bonsle, Hereditary Trustee, Palace Devasthanam, Thanjavur this year.
The Foundation invites applications from interested artistes to perform at the fest. For more info contact Brahan Natyanjali Foundation, Dr.V.V.R. Complex, Arulananda Nagar, Thanjavur – 613 007,
Phone:98424-55765, 04362-238235, Email:email@example.com