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Pongal

  1. 1. Pongal By APM
  2. 2. Contents All about Pongal First day Second day Third day Fourth day The end
  3. 3. All about Pongal Pongal is a harvest festival of Tamil Nadu, India. An occasion for traditional thanksgiving the nature. It is a four day festival. It is usually held on 14 January every year. This year it was held on 15 January (English Calendar). They draw kolam outside the house. Kolam is drawn using rice flour and colour powder.
  4. 4. First Day The first day is celebrated as Bhogi festival. Girls dance around the bonfire, singing songs in praise of the Gods, the spring and the harvest. They also apply henna also known as mehandi.
  5. 5. Second Day Pongal is celebrated on the second day. It is called Harvest Festival Pongal is also a food cooked by boiling the freshly harvested rice in milk. The rice is traditionally cooked at sunrise. People wear new clothes on this day.
  6. 6. Second Day What to wear? Will there be a lot of different types of clothes for the all family Kids Big Girls Mum DadPattu Paavadai Half Saree Saree Vetti
  7. 7. Kolam A common feature of Pongal, in addition to the offerings, is the kolam. Kolam is an auspicious design which is traditionally traced in rice powder mixed with colors, They draw it in front of the house in the early morning.
  8. 8. Third Day The third day is known as Mattu Pongal, is a festival celebrated together by the villagers to thank the cows for their favour in farming. The cows are decorated with colors. Adventurous games such as the Jallikkattu or taming the wild bull are features of the day.
  9. 9. Fourth Day The Fourth day is known as Kannum Pongal day. This is a time for family reunions. Brothers pay special tribute to their married sisters by giving gifts as affirmation of their love. Landlords present gifts of food, clothes and money to their tenants
  10. 10. Pictures
  11. 11. The EndWebsiteshttp://www.pongalfestival.org/pongal-festival.html

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