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How to celebrate pongal festival?

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Asked by honey, 12 Jan '12 08:11 pm
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Answered by vijay, 12 Jan '12 08:42 pm

 
  
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Pongal is the harvest festival of Tamil Nadu. It's celebrated with much enthusiasm, quite like Thanksgiving in America. The festival is an important one because much of the state relies on agriculture to generate an income.
When is Pongal Celebrated:

Pongal is celebrated on the same dates every year, at the start of the Tamil month, Thai. Pongal takes place from January 14-17, 2012. The main festivities occur on January 15.
Where is Pongal Celebrated:
Pongal is widely celebrated in southern India, particularly in the state of Tamil Nadu.
How is Pongal Celebrated:

On the first day (Bhogi Pongal), houses are thoroughly cleaned an decorated. The fronts of houses are adorned with rangoli (kolam). People buy new clothes and take oil baths. During the festival, families gather to feast and dance.

Popular attractions on the third and fourth day of Pongal used to be bull fights and bird fights, particularly Jallikattu in Madurai. However, there's been a great push to outlaw such a ...more
Source: http://goindia.about.com/od/festivalinformation/p/pongal-festival.htm
Answered by anantharaman, 12 Jan '12 08:14 pm

 
  
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Climb on coconut tree and shout
Answered by Gernal Singh, 12 Jan '12 08:12 pm

 
  
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