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Travellers to Kerala can have stumptuous Vallasadhya at Aranmula

Vallasadhya is a ritualistic feast given to the oarsmen of Palliyodams or holy snake boats at Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple on the banks of River Pampa in Pathanamthitta district of central Kerala. This sumptuous feast is sponsored by the devotees who offer the raw materials such as provisions and vegetables to the Lord Parthasarathy, the presiding deity of the temple. It is usually an 80-day feast meant for all the devotees who seek prasadam from Lord Sri Krishna or Lord Parthasarathy.

Importance of Athapookalam designs for Onam festival

Read this article on the importance of Athapookalam designs for Onam festival. One of the important activities the Malayali people undertake during the Onam celebrations is the creation of floral designs to welcome the Onathappan to their homes and offices. During the celebrations, it has become a norm to create highly intricate floral designs at public places.

Association of Thrikkakara Temple with Onam Festival

Thrikkakara temple's association with Onam is rather old. The presiding deity of this temple is Lord Vamana, who is considered to be the incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Since Vamana is associated with the demon King Mahabali, this temple holds an important place in the evolution of the primarily agrarian festival Onam. Therefore, it is not surprising to see Onam as the main religious festival in this temple near the Cochin. In this article, let us see the celebration of Onam festival in this temple.

Attractive pageantry brought down curtains on Tourism week celebrations

The colourful week-long Onam celebrations came to a wonderful conclusion with the beautiful pageantry on August 31, 2015. The cultural fetes from different parts of the Kerala state were on display during this procession. The creative pieces such as amalgamation of romantic Badharul Muneer – Husnal Jamal songs and war songs from the past that were not known to the present generation were in visual display as part of the grand procession on the last day of tourism week celebration.

Onam Week Celebrations 2015 - Programmes

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy had inaugurated the State-level Onam festival at Nishagandhi Auditorium here on August 25, 2015. On this occasion, the state government had honoured renowned artistes from the state. The week-long celebrations would bring the streets of the state capital alive with cultural extravaganza, which includes music, dance, painting and marital art programmes. In this article, we would give you a brief view of various programmes held.

Onam Festival and Pulikali

Onam, one among the festivals of Kerala is generally celebrated with a wide range of traditional art forms. Pulikali meaning the dance form of Tiger is one among the best seen traditional and folk art form in Kerala. It is generally performed by trained artists during Onam festival season in Kerala.

Thumbithullal and Onam

Thumbithullal is one among the folk dances of Kerala commonly performed during Onam and Thiruvathira. It is generally performed by Keralite girls during the above specified festivals. How is this folk dance performed? This is a common question heard from people of new generation. In this folk dance forms, a girl is generally selected as Thumbi.

Onam and Onapookkalam

Onapookkalam can be defined as form of flower carpet arranged on the floor during onam season. This form of arrangement has been done in Kerala for decades before Thiruvonam day. People in Kerala used to celebrate Onam festival in order to memorize the glorious story of King Mahabali.

Story of Onathappan and Onam

Onathappan is also known as Thrikkakarappan. It is a pyramid like structure made from mud. Generally this pyramid like structure symbolizes Lord Vishnu's avatar Vamana. For some people, pyramid structure also symbolizes the king Mahabali.

Sabarimala Makaravilakku 2016 Live Telecast on TV Channels

Don't miss to watch Sabarimala Makaravilakku/Makara Jyothi 2016 live telecast on TV channels and live streaming online on those websites which stream malayalam channels. In 2016, the Makaravilakku festival will be held on 15th January at the shrine of Sabarimala. The Makaravilakku festival includes the Thiruvabharanam procession and a congregation at the hill shrine of Sabarimala. Read more to know about the Sabarimala Makaravilakku/Makara Jyothi 2016.

Celebration of Vishu Festival in Kerala

Kerala, enriched with a wide range of festivals is one of the best chosen destinations of tourists all over the world. Let's see here some of the traditions followed on Vishu festival. Vishukani, vishu kaineettam and crackers are some of the highlighting features of Vishu.

Onam celebrations 2013 in Kozhikode district Kerala venues and events

Onam the biggest ever festival in Kerala will be celebrated in all parts of the state with utmost joy and happiness. The Onam celebrations 2013 of Kozhikode district will be organized at eight different venues. Read the below given article for more details related to the Onam 2013 celebrations of Kozhikode district along with the places and events.

Varnavisayam Samsung Onam 2013 smart home jackpot offer in Kerala state

To vow the customers during the Onam festival 2013, the Samsung electronics has been holding Varnavisayam - Samsung Onam 2013 jackpot offer for customers from Kerala state to win a prize worth of rupees 50, 00 daily. Samsung produces purchased between August 1 and September 15 will win assured gifts and even has the opportunity of winning a daily jackpot worth of rupees 50,000. For more details related to Onam 2013 offers like registration and redemption of jackpot prize, go through the below given article.

Onam 2013 festival offers in Kerala state by LG electronics

As Onam (thruvonam) festival for the year 2013 is nearing; leading electronic companies are gearing for attracting the public with offers and gifts to register huge sales in Kerala state. LG electronics has come up with a wonderful Onam offer 2013 in Kerala state and providing assured gifts to the buyers, read the below article for knowing more details about the LG electronics Onam 2013 offers and steps needed in redeeming the gifts.

Koodalmanikyam temple festival 2013

Koodalmanikyam temple festival 2013 details are given here. Koodalmanikyam temple is one of the famous temples Kerala. It is most important temple in Kerala which is dedicated to Lord ' Bharatha'. This temple is a part of Naalambala darshanam. Koodalmanikyam temple festival 2013 starts from 23rd April with flag hoisting. Read the below article to know more about Koodalmanikyam temple and its 11 day long festival programs..

Thrissur Pooram festival 2015 live telecast and streaming online on April 29

Are you looking for live streaming of Thrissur Pooram festival 2015 videos? Watch live streaming and live telecasts of Thrissur Pooram 2015 in Kerala on http://www.tcvonline.co.in/ or those websites which streams Thrissur Pooram live online on April 29. Watch Kudamattam, Ilanjithara Melam, Panjavadyam, Thrissur pooram Vedikettu or fireworks of Thrissur Pooram Festival. Thrissur pooram becomes the major Kerala tourism attraction with elephants adorned with nettipattam and Kudamattam.

Kodungallur Bharani 2013 Festival

Read about Kodungallur Bharani 2013. Have you heard about the famous "Kodugallur Bharani Mahotsavam"? This is one of the grandest festivals in Kerala. This article will give you the details about the Kodungallur Bharani Mahotsavam conducted in Kodungallur temple in Thrissur district. This article also gives you the lyrics of the famous Kodungallur Bharani paattu. Read the below article to know more about Kodungallur Bharani Mahotsavam.

Nenmara Vallangi Vela 2013

Have you heard about the famous "Nenmara Vallangi Vela"? This article gives you the details of the famous 'Nenmara Vallangi Vela' celebrated at Nellikulangara Bhagavathy Temple of Palakkad district, Kerala. This is the biggest vela conducted in Kerala accompanied by large fireworks. Read more about Nenmara Vallangi Vela from the below article.

Arattupuzha Pooram 2013

Have you heard about the famous "Arattupuzha Pooram"? This article gives you the details of the famous "Arattupuzha pooram" conducted in Arattupuzha village of Thrissur district. This is the largest pooram conducted in Kerala with 61 elephants. Read the below article to know more about Arattupuzha pooram.

Guruvayoor Utsavam - 2013

Guruvayoor Sree Krishna temple is one of the most famous Sree Krishna Temples in Kerala. 'Utsavam' is one of the most important festival celebrated here. 'Guruvayoor Utsavam' is celebrated in the month of February - March, every year. In this article we can see the details about 'Guruvayoor Utsavam'.

Attukal Pongala 2013 live streaming online from Attukal Bhagavathy temple on 26th February

Watch Attukal Pongala 2013 live streaming online from Attukal Bhagavathy temple on 26th February from 7 AM onwards. The Attukal Pongala is a famous festival which is being celebrated annually has already reached the name in the Guinness Book of World Records being the largest gathering of women in the world in a single place in a day. The 10 days festival which began on 18th February will be concluded on 27th February 2013.

Important Pooram Festivals in Thrissur, kerala - Details

Thrissur is known as the land of Poorams. There are so many poorams celebrated in Thrissur district. It includes the world famous Thrissur Pooram, Aarattupuzha Pooram, Uthralikkavu Pooram etc. Kudamattam, Vedikkettu, Koota Ezhunnallippu, Kuthirakali etc are part of each pooram. The presence of elephants is the most highlighted feature of poorams in Thrissur. Thechikkotu Kaavu Ramachandran is one of the famous elephant in Kerala.

Watch 64th Republic day India 2013 celebration live online parade, flag hoisting, President's speech

The 64th Republic Day Celebrations of India will start at 9:00 AM IST onwards at New Delhi, India on 26th January 2013. Watch and download the Live online streaming of Flag Hoisting ceremony by honourable President of India, Republic day Parade and March Past, Awards and Recipients, tableaus of different states and the cultural ceremony of students at India Gate, New Delhi, India. The Live telecast is available on Doordarshan and the webcast is available on internet on http://republicday.nic.in.

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