Mylapore Kolam Competition (2018)

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Published on: 03 July 2018

Kamesh Shivan is a young photographer from Chennai who has an avid interest in street photography. He holds a degree in Fine Arts from Government College of Fine Arts, Chennai. His works can be seen at

The gallery includes documentation of the kolam contest held  from January 6-7, 2018, at North Mada Street, Mylapore in Chennai, as part of the annual Mylapore Festival. The kolam competition is an integral part of this annual festive event wherein hundreds of women participate and compete in kolam-making, filling the streets with a variety of kolam designs. This year the theme for the event was pulli kolam.