PONGAL CELEBRATIONS @ INDeco HOTELS SWAMIMALAI
(14TH JAN – 15TH JAN – 16th JAN)
PONGAL CELEBRATION @ INDeco HOTELS SWAMIMALAI
DAY FRIDAY [BOGI DAY]
5 pm – Brief talk/ presentation of Pongal festival.
6.00pm-Burning of Old household Materials (Bogi Pongal) with local drums .farewell to the old. Welcome to the new.
7.00pm-VISITING VILLAGES / Participate in the bogi program (if available).
7.30 pm dinner in the hotel with Folk Cultural Program in the hotel (including dinner).
DAY SATURDAY [PONGAL DAY]
6 am – Pongal Celebration (3 hrs).
8am- Pongal Traditional Breakfast.
9.30am-Visiting villages by bullock cart.
12.30pm-Special Sit-down Pongal lunch.
3.30pm-Eating sugar cane.
4.30pm Temple visit /Pongal URI game.
7.30pm Special Pongal Dinner with music/ dance.
DAY SUNDAY [MATTU(COW) PONGAL]
Celebration of Mattu Pongal(cow)(including packages).
7 am – Bathing & decorating Cows.
10.00am-Pooja for Cows.
7.00 pm-Cultural Program.
8.00 pm Special Pongal Dinner.
DAY MONDAY [KANUM (SIGHTSEING) PONGAL]
9.30am-Bullock cart ride to Kumbakonam/ Swamimalai.
12.30pm-Return for Lunch.
3.00pm-south Indian Traditional food cooking class.
5.00pm- kolam competetion.
6.30pm-fock dance Program.
8.00pm-Special Theme Dinner.