Culture & Heritage


Athachamayam is a cultural fiesta which provides one the rare opportunity to witness almost all the folk art forms of Kerala. It is a grand celebration which marks the beginning of the ten-day Onam Festival. Period: Auguest/September

Kakkoor Kalavayal.

Kakkoor famous for the Kalavayal is a village in Thirumarady panchayath. Kakkoor is the venue for the renowned maramadi race - the bull racing competition known as Kakkoor Kalavayal. Period: February-March

Cochin Carnival
Cochin Carnival.

Cochin Carnival is a carnival held every year in the last week of December at Fort Kochi in the city of Kochi, Kerala. This carnival is held mostly during the last two weeks of December and finally ends on 1 January. Period: December

Indira Gandhi Boat Race
Indira Gandhi Boat Race.

Indira Gandhi Boat Race happens to be very colorful water sport-cum-festival held every year. It is organized during the last week of December in the backwaters of the Cochin city of Kerala. Period: December

Aluva Sivarathri
Aluva Sivarathri.

Sivarathri celebrated in Aluva , a place in Ernakulam district , south India is called the Aluva Sivarathri festival. The Malayalam calendar month of Kumbham is noted for the Sivarathri festival which falls in February - March. Period: February - March

Chandanakudam festival
Chandanakudam festival.

chandanakkudam ritual is a procession with hundreds of pilgrims carrying earthen pots, smeared with sandal paste and filled with coins is something to feed your cultural curiosity. Taking place at the Kanjiramattom mosque. Period: January