Fascinating Festivals of Kerala at July 2019

Fascinating Festivals of Kerala at July 2019

Champakkulam Boat Race

Event date: 15-07-2019
Venue: Champakkulam, Alappuzha

Boat races play an important role in Kerala’s identity and Champakkulam is a name that vibrates loudly across God’s Own Country. Chambakulam boat race is the oldest Snake Boat Race of Kerala and kicks off the boat race season annually. The venue of the boat race
is Champakkulam, a village in Alappuzha district.The ancient boat songs and enthusiastic performance of the teamsmake make the event an exhilarating experience.

Anayoottu at Vadakkumnathan Temple, Thrissur

Event date: 17-07-2019
Venue: Vadakkumnathan Temple, Thrissur

During the season of Karkkidakam, the last Malayalam Month according to regional calendar (July / August) in Kerala, elephants Vadakkumnathan temple hosts for feeding the elephants as a ritual part. This special feed includes sugarcane, rice, ghee, coconut, jaggery and Ayurvedic medicines, which is prepared as per Ayurvedic principles, for enhancing the well-being of the
domesticated elephants. Thousands of devotees will take part this ritual with great enthusiasm. According to the belief worshiping the elephants and giving delicious and healthy food is a way to get blessings from Lord Ganesha, the elephant-faced God, who, removes obstacles in one’s life.

Njangattiri Anayoottu

Event date: 19-07-2019
Venue: Njangattiri Bhagavathi Temple, Pattambi, Palakkad

This is also a ritual of feeding the elephants held at Njangattiri Bhagavathi Temple at Pattambi in the Palakkad district in Kerala. According to Ayurveda, Karkkidakam is the month of rejuvenation for mind and body.



Kerala, the paradise calling you…

Kerala, the paradise of earth in South India, also known as God’s own country,   is a magical Destination. Every knook and corner offers a magical visual wonder to its visitors. Kerala is blessed with the beauty of Mother nature. Keralam means the land of coconut trees in the regional language- Malayalam. The  most fascinating hill stations like Munnar ,Waynad, Ponmudi, Kuttikanam, wagamon, Peerumedu and  Devikulam, charming  back waters , house boats, placid lakes, fresh water fishing, Chinese fishing nets, beaches, fisher folks, sea food , boat races, water falls, lakes, spice plantations, teak, tea and coffee estate, tropical forests, paddy fields, amazing village life, Ayurveda: an ancient system of healing closely related to mother nature, spectacular temple festivals like Thrissur pooram, Uthralikkavu pooram, Chinakkathur pooram, Nenmara Vallangi vela, Arattupuzha pooram, Ochira festival and Thipunithura Athachamayam , Vibrant dance and art forms like Kathakali (A classic dance form), Theyyam, Padayani, Mohiniyattam, Ottam thullal, Chakyar koothu, Nangyar koothu, Mayoora nritham and Poothanum thirayum, unique architecture, attire and jewellery, mouthwatering cuisine especially Kerala Sadhya: a traditional feast on a plantain leaf with unique kerala dishes like Olan, Kalan, ishtu, Sambhar, Eriseri,  Koottukari, Aviyal, Pappadam, Inchikari, Pachadi, Naranga kari, Moru, Rasam and Payasam, Kappa and Karimeen porichathu, Toddy, Meen mulakittathu… the list goes on.

Welcome to Kerala, the fascinating land that offers unending feast for your mind and soul.


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