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The Sundaram Finance Mylapore Festival 2011
The Kolam Contest on Jan 8, 2011
The participants were invited to
design traditional 'pulli' kolam (of a chain pattern or a design by joining
the dots) with white kolam powder.
The contest was held on North Mada
Street just outside Ambika Appalam store. It was open to 125 people, first
come first serve basis and I think there were close to 100 participants.
There were all kinds of patterns created from the traditional chain linked
kolams to floral, animal, bird designs. There were several peacocks, annam,
crow, parrots, sparrows, butterflies, elephants, roses, lotuses and one depicting the different houses of worship
- temple, church, mosque. There were a few young girls and one man who participated.
I think I managed to photograph every entry. Though all the entries may
not be great, I have displayed them all here with best wishes to all the