The Vaigasi festival will be held at Sri Velleswarar Temple, Mylapore from May 11 – June 1. Highlights include the flag hoisting ceremony on May 12 at 7.30 a.m., surya vattam at May 13 at 8 a.m. and chandra vattam, killi and annam vahanam at 8 p.m., adikara nandi on May 14 at 6 a.m., purushamirugam on May 15 at 8 a.m., rishaba vahanam on May 16 at 9 p.m, yaanai vahanam on May 17 at 9 p.m., thiruther on May 18 at 9 a.m. and thirukalyanam on May 21 at 8.30 p.m.
The Vidaiaatri music and dance festival will be held from May 23 – June 1 and will include bhajans, bharatanatyam performances and keyboard, veena, violin and flute concerts. At South Mada Street, Mylapore. Ph: 24611393.