There are a lot of Amusement Parks,,Cinema Halls, Discotheques,Shopping Malls and Water Sports in Chennai for Fun activities
Music and Dance: Chennai is a major centre for music, art and culture in India. The city is known for its classical dance shows .The Madras Music Season, initiated by Madras Music Academy in 1927, is celebrated every year during the month of December. It features performances of traditional Carnatic music by many artists in and around the city.
Fun City: The Fun city is definitely a preferred name among the popular fun places in Chennai. Infants and toddlers can enjoy at ‘fun zones’ while children and young adults can indulge in bowling, pool and other fun rides like the ‘dashing car’. Opening hours is 10 am to 10:30 pm. and you have the entire day for fun and celebration. It offers space for plenty of fun games, learning experiences, activities, rides and assures big smiles in return. Sundays can be relaxing and thrilling with such a visit!
Cinema: Best cinemas in Chennai city with high TA Ranked are:
I Dreams Cinema
Madras Music Season: Organized in December-January every year in an unbroken sequence since 1928, the Madras Music Season is the most important cultural event in the Chennai calendar. The season features Carnatic music concerts, dance programmes, operas, plays and magic shows.
Chennai Book Fair: Held usually for two weeks in December-January every year since 1977, the Chennai Book Fair is the second largest book fair in the country after the Delhi Book Fair. The 2013, 2014 and 2015 editions had more than 700 stalls and over one million visitors. Organized by the Booksellers and Publishers Association of South India (BAPASI), many important publishers in India participate in the fair. Debates, prize distributions, lectures and film screenings are also held at the venue.
Madras Day' or Madras Week: The Madras Day or Madras Week celebrations are held in August every year to commemorate the purchase of the village of Madrasapatnam by East India Company factors Andre Cogan and Francis Day on August 22, 1639. The celebrations usually comprise of heritage walks, exhibitions, lectures, nature and three walks, book and postage cover releases and film screenings. Though the celebrations typically last a week, the 2014 and 2015 editions extended through August and into September as well
The Hindu Lit for Life: Held during the Pongal festival (2nd week of January) every year since 2010, The Hindu Lit for Life is an international literary festival organized by The Hindu group of newspapers. The festival typically comprises of group discussions and lectures and The Hindu Lit for Life award is given at the end of each festival.
Chennai is the capital city of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Located on the Coromandel Coast off the Bay of Bengal, it is a major commercial, cultural, economic and educational center in South India. It is also known as the "Cultural Capital of South India" and was declared as the most liveable city in India by the Institute of Competitiveness on account of economic, social, security and medical conditions as parameters.
Why Name Chennai
The name Chennai is a shortened form of Chennapattanam, the name of the town that grew around Fort St. George, which was built by the English in 1639.