is a cultural festival
organised by the Tourism Department, during the Pongal
Festival in Karaikal
, one of the four parts of Union Territory of Puducherry
(formerly Pondicherry), to promote tourism
in the district.
The events of Carnival
includes competitive ingredients , lot of cultural and sports events like Marathon
, Cycle Race
, Bullock cart
Race, etc., for students and the public.
The entertainment included the cinematic attractions like folk music
by popular artists, Orchestras theatres
by pioneers in the field.
For the first time ever, the people of the Karaikal
District experiencied an airshow
during 2007 performed by the personnel of Indian Air Force
, where the people of IAF parachuted
out of a helicopter
from a height of 3000 feet.
will be constructed in Arasalar
at Beach Road where one can dine in midst the water.
A song was composed by Mr. Natarajan, son of 'Kalaikavalar' Karai Subbaiyah and was played for audience at the valedictory function during 2007. The song can be downloaded . It was accoustomed as "Carnival Song".