Culture of Trichy
Located at the border of Cauvery delta, Trichy is an important commercial and educational centre of the state. The city's population is a delicate mix of localites and migrants due to the presence of numerous educational institutions and factories. Even though the city is marching towards the advancement in a rapid pace, Trichy is not far away from maintaining its rich heritage through various means. One such attempt needs special mention that the region is surrounded by agricultural fields on all sides, and still the agribusiness is happening in full swing. The rural face of the district equally plays a crucial role in the development of Trichy as a developing city.
Arts and Crafts in Trichy
Some of the unique art and craft products of Trichy include Thanjavur garland models, traditional musical instruments, brass miniatures, antique style wood carvings, sandal wood products, Thanjavur paintings, batik prints, brass lamps, applique works, designed plates, palm leaf wareses, breath taking stone carvings and many other artistic products. Trichy city is the home of numerous art and craft galleries too. The economic values of the artistic creations are rather high, and a decent business happens throughout the year.
Some of the popular names in the arts and crafts business in Trichy include Srirangam Kalamandir arts and crafts, East Indian art gallery, Poompuhar handicrafts and so on.
Festivals and Events of Trichy
The major festivals of Trichy include Pongal, Jallikattu (bull taming sport), Deepavali, Tamil Puthaandu and other national festivals. Apart from the national and international festivals, Trichy comes together every year to celebrate its very own Aadi Perukku and many other temple related festivals like Vaikunta Ekadasi, float festival, Car festival of various temples and so on.
Religious Beliefs and Languages in Trichy
The district's population preponderantly follows Hinduism, with more modest population following Christianity and Islamism. The primary language of the district is Tamil but considerable amount of people can speak Telugu, Kannada and Saurashtrian. Nevertheless, Trichy city population is silver-tongued with English language.