Basic infrastructure is being put in place for the annual Sundaram Finance Mylapore Festival which unfolds on January 7 morning.
The evening performance shows will be held at Sannidhi Street, locate doff the eastern gopuram of Sri Kapali temple, Mylapore. The shows start at 6.45 pm on Thursday and Friday and at 5 p,m. on the weekend.
Two stages are being set up outside the 16-pillar mantapam for the performances – nagaswaram, choir music, dance productions, folk shows and vintage film music. All shows are in the open air and free.
The area will also sport 3 exhibitions – so Sannidhi Street will be closed to parking on the festival evenings.
Sales and stalls on 4 others streets in this area which were part of this cultural fest have been withdrawn this year because of the bad condition of the streets due to recent floods.