Cultural Festivals in Madurai
Many film makers of Tamil cinema come from this land. Art and music is given more importance. To enrich art, music and dance many events are held across the year.
Film Festivals in Madurai
The ‘Madurai International Children’s Film Festival’ shortly known as MICFF is held each year in the month of December. This festival organised by Tamil Nadu Children Film Society, also organises workshops for students on reality shows in television, and a seminar for teachers on impact of satellite channels on young minds. Films from countries such as France, Indonesia, Hungary, Turkey, USA and Switzerland are usually screened duting this festival other than Indian films. Animated short films, ‘Mr. Morris Flying Books’ (USA) and ‘Old Lady and Pigeons’ (France) were among the films screened. Each year, in this festival, young children are encouraged and given an expandable view on films. This noteworthy festival has a great popularity among the crowd.
The other film festival which is organized each year is ‘Madurai International Documentary and Short Film Festival’. This festival is organized each year to honor the talents of documentary film makers all over the world. The 15th successful year of this event was held in 2013. Many distinguished short films and documentary films were screened. This event happens each year and is a renowned one.
Book Fair in Madurai
Madurai city gleams each year with these brilliant fairs and occasions each year and stands as an example for other cities!