Hosting a street cultural festival in an Indian city can be a big big challenge. And we have faced it this 2018 festival.
A Sri Ayyappa devotee decided to conduct a puja and a concert in the very space we were to put up our stages and have our main shows on Thursday evening.
The laws of the land are quite contradictory and so you never know if your plans can hold till the last hour.
So we shifted our main shows to the Sri Kapali Temple campus.
And Day One ran very smoothly.
Dancers of Bharatanatyam guru Sreelatha Vinod, presenting 'Sivam' ended just as the last puja for the lord was to take place at about 9 p.m.
And we heaved a sigh of relief!