The fifth edition of Chennai Sangamam will feature over 1,300 artists from all over the State, including about 800 folk artists. Chennai Sangamam is the biggest open-air festival of India. A significant feature of this year's festival was performances by the underprivileged children, children from slums, differently abled and transgenders. The children presented folk dance programmes, whereas the orchestra was by the visually challenged. The transgender group staged a play. This year chennai sangamam had a documentary festival too. Oyilattam, KokkaliKattaiattam, Thevarattam, Villuppaattu, Sakkaikuchchiyaattam, Thappaattam, Kaniyaan Koothu, Periya Melam, Jimplaa Melam, Kalarippayitru, Kummiyaattam, Poikkaal Kuthirai Aattam, Kazhiyalaatam, Therukkoothu, Nayyaandi Melam, Kaavadi Aattam, Paavaikkoothu (Leather puppet show), Karagaattam (Maadattam, Mayilaattam, Karadiaattam, Puliyaattam), Jikkaattam, Silambaattam, Chendai Melam and Tudumbattam are the various folk arts performed.