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Uthralikavu Pooram Festivals, Kerala

(Last Updated 01 Feb, 2023)

  • Dates :

    28/02/2023 - 28/02/2023

  • Location :

    Thrissur, Kerala

One of the crowd-pulling pooram festivals, the Uthralikavu Pooram festival, is dedicated to Goddess Kali. The vivacious people of Kerala celebrate many festivals that are highly important to them as a result of their cultural diversity. The Uthralikavu Pooram of the Sree Ruthira Mahakalikavu Temple in Wadakkancherry is one such celebration. Every year, visitors from all over the world congregate in Kerala's Thrissur district to take part in a festival that introduces them to the native traditions, customs, and rituals of God's Own Country. Uthralikavu Pooram, which is associated with a plethora of hues and feelings, has a particularly festive attitude that adds to the celebration of life.

When Uthralikavu Pooram Festivals, Kerala is Celebrated?

Every year, on the second Tuesday of the Malayalam month of Kumbham, the Pooram is held (which usually falls after mid-February). The celebration is well known for its continuous, day-and-night giant parade. The eight-day celebrations are known for their unique ceremonies and religious rites.

Where Uthralikavu Pooram Festivals, Kerala is Celebrated?

It is celebrated at the Sree Ruthira Mahakalikavu Temple in Vadakkancherry in the district of Thrissur in Kerala.

How Uthralikavu Pooram Festivals, Kerala is Celebrated?

The festival is punctuated with colorful elephant processions during the day and night, with the accompaniment of the resounding Panchavadyam and the Pandimelam, two types of drum orchestration immensely loved by the devotees and also onlookers and tourists who are not from Kerala or not of the same religious faith. The evenings are eventful with rituals and folk art performances in the temple courtyard in the glow of the monumental brass traditional temple lamps, keeping their flame alive right into the dawn. On the concluding day is the spectacular all-night pooram pageant, the festival's highlight.

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