Chennai Dance & Music Festival , Tamil Nadu
Chennai Music and Dance Festival is a celebration of classical music and dance of South India (Carnatic style) and is held from mid December to mid January at a number of venues around the city. The city comes alive with the festival which has now developed into a cultural extravaganza with more than 2,000 participants. Performances include vocal and instrumental music, dance - solo and group, both by junior and senior artistes. Even upcoming artists get a chance to perform along with well-established artists.