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Kerala Festivals

India, in a nut shell, can be termed as a land of Festivals. But, Kerala tops the chart when it comes to celebrating festivals among all the states in the country. Various Kerala Festivals are in true sense the celebrations in the state. These are the occasions when splendor takes over the other wise simple life style of Kerala. Kerala Festivals Onam is the main festival which every one in God's Own Country celebrates. With new attires, sumptuous feasts, and praying at various places of worship are the rituals that every one follows with joy and fervor.

Besides being the auspicious occasions for joyfulness, Kerala Festivals 2011 have traditionally been keeping the art, tradition, and culture of this state alive. No Kerala Festivals are complete with out having an art event showing as old as 2500-year-old Kutiyattam to performing modern stage shows. Some of the famous Kerala Festivals are Theyyams, Vishu, Adoor Gajamela, Parippally Gajamela, Arattupuzha Pooram, Thrissur Pooram, Uthralikavu Pooram, Pariyanampetta Pooram, Chinakkathoor Pooram, Kottakkal Pooram, Guruvayoor Aanaottam, Thutha Pooram, Peruvanam Pooram, Nehru Trophy Boat Race, Indira Gandhi Boat Race, Aranmula Boat Race, Champakulam Boat Race, Payippad Boat Race, Kumarakom Boat Race, Kerala Festivals Onam, Athachamayam Pulikali, Kodungalloor Bharani, Chettikulangara Bharani, Kalpathi Ratholsavam, Nenmara Vallangi Vela, Ambalapuzha Festival, Chamakkavu Kettukazhcha, Panachikadu Festival, Ettumanur Utsavam, Puthoor Festival, Thirumandham kunnu Pooram, Loganarkavau, Chottanikara, Parassinikadavu, Kannur; Konganpada, Nerothperatoor Kovilakom, Cherthala Karthiyayani Temple, Vettikode Ayilyam, Manarasala Ayilyam, Guruvayoor Utsavam, Kotiyoor Utsavam, Navarathri Sangitholsavam Thiruvananthapuram, Guruvayoor Ekadasi , Mullackal Cherappu, Mullackal Utsavam, Avoor Utsavam, Chettigulangara Kettukazhcha, Manarcad Perunnal, Kottayam; Parumala Perunnal, Arthungal Perunnal, Vettukadu Perunnal to Feast of Christ, the King, Palayoor Church, Edathuva, St.Sebastenos Church, St Mary’s Church Parel, St George Orthodox Church, Puthupally Perunal, Christmas, Palm Sunday , Easter, Malayatoor, Id et al.

Other Kerala Festivals 2011 include the very famous Swathi Music Festival which is celebrated to acknowledge the wonderful musical works of the previous king of Travancore, Swathi Thirunal. It is held from 6 to 12 January every year and its venue is the courtyard of Horse Palace which is located in Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram. This Kerala Festival of music is attended by very famous musicians from all over the country who perform Hindustani as well as Carnatic music. So, if you have any query related to Kerala Festivals Onam or want to know about any other Kerala Festivals, contact us to know more about the same.

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