Festivals in Singapore: Pongal

Pongal is a 4 day harvest festival celebrated by Tamils. Celebrations include the cooking of Pongal (milk, rice and sugar boiled in earthenware pot; when milk overflows from the pot it symbolizes an abundance of blessing for the family, decorating of the household, honoring of cattle.

Here in Singapore Pongal is celebrated in on the main street of Little India where we can see street light-up. Besides there is a Festival Bazaar, at Campbell Lane,  where you can buy sugar cane or decorated earthen pots and there is also Cultural Village at Hastings Road.

Happy Pongal!

 

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