Home to the famed backwaters of Kerala, the beauty of "God's Own Country" never ceases to mesmerize the tourists to her lands. Added to the rich tropical beauty of the land is the rich heritage and culture of the land, which provide an added attraction to the tourists on a trip of travel to Kerala. A land where tradition and heritage are still preserved in each and every heart of the people of the land, a tour to Kerala is made even more fascinating by a glimpse of the various ritual, customs and festivals of the land. The various festivals of Kerala are influenced to a large extent by the culture of Kerala and are kept alive even today by the various legends and myths associated with them. These are led by the festivals which are a form of commemoration of a special event which had taken place sometime during the history of Kerala. These include some of the most famous festivals in Kerala like the Kadammanitta Padayani.
Time for celebrating the Kadammanitta Padayani Festival
One of the famous festivals in Kerala, the Kadammanitta Padayani is celebrated on the first day of the month of Medam according to the Malayalam calendar or when the sun is in the constellation of Aries according to western calendars. The ceremony, which is an elaborate display of skills, dècor, traditions and color, is a fun filled event which takes place for ten days.