IN THE KUPPAMS
In Nocchi Kuppam (on Nocchi Kuppam Beach Road, just south of the
Lighthouse on Marina Beach, opposite All India Radio campus) the
Kattumaram Thiruvizha which was kick-started recently, continues!
Celebrating the sea-fishing heritage of Chennai on the occasion
of Madras Day.
local fish market is open daily, 8-10am and 4-6pm. This is a good
place to buy fresh fish.
The Seashell Gift Shop (set opposite the Fish Market) --
is now open daily, all day.
Volunteers here can take you on guided tours about the boats, nets,
boat engines, and fish catch practices.
Muthu and Lakshmi (husband and wife team) will help to co-ordinate
"Rowing Songs Demonstration" event will be held near the
Seashell Gift Shop at 5pm, Saturday, August 26. An event which showcases
the songs that fishermen sing out at sea.