Festivals- Ernakulam

S.No Festival Highlights Period
1 Utsavam at Mahadeva Temple Ritual processions,Kathakali,Classical music,Recitals etc. November
2 Utsavam at Sreepoornathrayeesa Temple Kanikka idal,Kathakali,Chakyarkoothu,Ottamthullal etc. December
3 Mahotsavam at Mahadeva Temple Deepakkazhcha,illumination of traditional lamps,Ottamthullal,Elephants pageants etc. December
4 Tourism week Celebration Food festival,Procession of theme floats,Gajamela,Music concerts etc. December
5 Indira Gandhi Boat Race Kochi Backwaters December
6 Utsavam at Siva Temple Seeveli,Panchavadyam,Pakalpooram,Kathakali,Arattu etc January
7 International Contemporary Dance Festival Assemblage of artistes from India,Europe and the far east January
8 Gramam Arts and crafts fair,Kathakali,Thiruvathirakali,Mohiniyattam,Oppana,Theyyam etc. February
9 Utsavam at Sree Rajarajeshwary Temple Arattu,Makamthozhal,Pooram,Art forms,Cultural performances etc. February
10 Kakkoor Kalavayal Exihibition of agricultural products,implements and other traditional crafts etc. March
11 Bharani festival at Sree Kurumba Bhagavathy Temple Cultural programmes, Devotional rites April
12 Athachamayam Elephant procession,Colourful floats,Musical ensembles,Ritual and folk art forms September
13 Aluva Sivarathri at Siva Temple Night long reading of the puranas,Rural trade fair,Cultural programmes,Vavubali March