Alappuzha Events



The snake boat race is one among the important Alappuzha events. It is one of the most anticipated events of Alappuzha and is widely enjoyed by the Kereleans. This most happening Alappuzha event takes place in Vanam Kalli. However the other events are Onam, Thiruvathirs Festival, Nabaratri, Makaravilakku and so on.

The snake boat race is held before Thiruvonam in Alappuzha. Chundan vallams or boats, which are usually long, are decorated for the race. Hundreds of boatmen row the boats, which is accompanied by song and drum beats. The boatmen row the boats with the rhythm of the drum beats and make the race more exciting. The snake boat race attracts thousands of visitors from within and outside the country. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was so fascinated by the boat race that he announced a trophy for this captivating event. Today it is known as the Alappuzha Nehru Trophy Snake Boat Race.

Navaratri is another Alappuzha event, which is celebrated allover India. The festival is celebrated in the months of September and October. However the Kereleans worship Goddess Sarasawati and Ayudh Puja during the Navaratri.

Onam is a festival celebrated throughout Kerala to honor a demon. The festival marks the end of rainy season and the commencement of a fresh new year.

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Last Updated on 05 May 2011





     


     

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