Express Avenue’s Pongal Festival cheers up shoppers

Express Avenue Mall, Chennai’s award winning fashion and entertainment mall, delighted its patrons for the harvest holiday with ‘Express Pongal Festival’- An event filled with music, fun activities, and an endless shopping spree. It is a three-day fest from 8 January to 10 January 2021. An exhibit of stalls was set-up where patrons could buy handmade products from small artisans and support them. The products by artisans include Clay Products, Brass Handicrafts, Tanjore Art, Handmade Decor, Mats, Daris, Snacks and Chutneys.

As the year’s first big cultural event, the entertainment quotient was 100%. The Pongal musical delight included Carnatic Conversation Performances by Pramodh Raghavan – Lead Guitarist, Mottamaadi Music & Baanupriya Gopalakrishnan, Carnatic Singer.

There was a Parrot card reader and Kai Joisam stall. The fest also had a live pottery making session, which received great response. Customers enthusiastically participated in the Rangoli making competition and Pot decoration competition. Prizes were given to the best Rangolis and decorated pots.

Commenting on the occasion, Munish Khanna, Chief Revenue Officer, Express Avenue, said, “At Express Avenue, it has been our constant endeavor to continue curating wonderful Customer experiences and engage with our Mall Patrons in a spirited manner. In the modern era, preservation & celebration of our culture is very important. Pongal is an important festival for the Chennai city and given the testing times it was our endeavor to cheer up our patrons with our Express Pongal festival.”

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