News18 Tamil Nadu presents Thoranam Aaiyiram, a festival of joy, culture and community in Puducherry

~ The event will be graced by Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan, honourable Lt. Governor of Puducherry; Shri. N. Rangasamy, honourable Chief Minister of Puducherry; and Shri. K. Lakshminarayanan, honourable Tourism Minister, Govt of Puducherry~

22nd February 2024: News18 Tamil Nadu is proud to present ‘Thoranam Aaiyiram – The Grand Carnival’, a flagship event that is set to captivate citizens and visitors in Puducherry. Designed to be a vibrant showcase of culture, entertainment, and community spirit, the event offers visitors a unique experience to come together for three unforgettable days of fun, learning, and shopping. The carnival will take place at Old Port Puducherry from February 23rd to 25th, 2024, starting daily at 3:00 PM, with the grand opening ceremony set for February 23rd at 6:00 PM.

Thoranam Aaiyiram will feature an array of attractions tailored to suit every taste. The attendees can look forward to exploring an eclectic mix of shopping stalls, tantalizing food offerings, and engaging activities. From pottery workshops to baking demonstrations, the learning zone promises enriching experiences for all ages. It also includes a dedicated kids’ zone, along with live bands, concerts, and mesmerizing dance performances for the entertainment seekers. Additionally, attendees can participate in various games and activities and get a chance to win exciting prizes.

Distinguished guests set to grace the inauguration ceremony include Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan, Hon’ble Lt. Governor of Puducherry; Shri. N. Rangasamy, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Puducherry; and Shri. K. Lakshminarayanan, Hon’ble Tourism Minister, Govt of Puducherry.

The carnival is presented by Pondicherry Tourism, co-powered by Fybros Switches – Switch to Life, Satyabhama Institute of Science and Technology, Pondy Thanga Maaligai and Reliance, with a special partnership from Ponvandu Matic Liquid. The event is supported by associate sponsors Strong Aana Ply Sharonply, De’Shayra Skinz and Shri Venkateshwara Group of Institutions.

News18 Tamil Nadu invites everyone to join in the festivities from 23rd to 25th February 2024, and experience the magic of Thoranam Aaiyiram.

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