Chithirai Festival (Chithirai Brahmotsavam) is a grand temple festival of Madurai Meenakshai Amman Temple in Tamil Nadu. It is celebrated for 12 days in Chithirai Masam of Tamil Calendar. In 2013, Chithirai Festival of Madurai Temple begins on 13 April and ends on April 25.
Chithirai Festival begins on 14 April with Flag Hosting (Dhwajarohanam) and ends on April 25.
The important events during Chithirai Festival 2013
14 April 2013 : Chithirai Thiruvizha Kodiyetram (Flag Hosting)
21 April 2013 : Meenakshi Pattabhishegam
22 April 2013 : Thikvijayam
23 April 2013 : Meenakshi Sundareswarar Thirukkalyanam
24 April 2013 : Thiru Ther Therottam (Rathotsavam festival)