ARANMULA UTHRITTATHI VALLAM KALI
The Aranmula Uthrittathi, the water fiesta of Aranmula (10 kms from Chengannur and 16kms from Pathanamthitta) is celebrated with a ritual boat race held during the Onam festival (August–September).
NAVARATRI
Navaratri is a Hindu festival that literally means ‘nine nights’. During these nine nights, female dieties – Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswati are worshipped as the three different manifestations of cosmic energy...
DEEPAVALI
Deepavali, also called Diwali means ‘a row of lights’ in Sanskrit and is celebrated by Hindus all over India as the festival of lights. In Kerala, Deepavali is observed on the day before the new moon in the Malayalam month of Thulam (October-November)...
MUHARRAM
Muharram is observed by Muslims to mourn the martyrdom of Imam Hussain (Prophet Mohammed’s grandson) who died in the bloody massacre at Karbala in 680 AD.
BAKRID
Bakrid or Eid al-Adha is the second of two Muslim holidays celebrated worldwide each year, and considered the holier of the two. It honors the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son, as an act of submission to God's command...
RAMADAN
Ramadan is an important festival celebrated by Musims to commemorate the day when the Holy Quran was sent by Allah, to serve as a counsel for men in 615 AD. Ramadan is a 1 month long festival observed earnest prayers...
EASTER
Easter, which celebrates Jesus Christ's resurrection from the dead, is Christianity's most important holiday. It has been called a moveable feast because it doesn't fall on a set date every year, as most holidays do....
CHRISTMAS
Christmas an annual festival celebrate on December 25. Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed most commonly on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world...
VISHU
Vishu is the Hindu new year festival celebrated in the Indian state of Kerala and nearby Tulunadu region of Coastal Karnataka. The festival follows the solar cycle of the lunisolar Hindu calendar as the first day of month called Medam...
ONAM
Onam is a Hindu festival celebrated in the state of Kerala in India. It falls in month of August–September(Chingam in malayalam month). The festival is a major annual event for a Malayali...