The southern states of India always grasp the higher rank for its vibrant tradition. Each part has some uniqueness in its tradition, which entices lots of people to its land throughout the year. Thrissur is a small city of Kerala; famous for its temples churches and many festivals. Among all the festivals, Thrissur Pooram festival is the renowned one and each year in the month of April/May all people celebrate this moment gorgeously at Vadakkumnathan temple. Decorated elephants possess the entire road and start their procession from several neighboring temples. Traditional songs, dances, firework and miraculous competition continue during the procession, which will never allow you to close down your eyes for a single moment.
At noon, Pooram starts another great event with the setting of the 'Pandemelam', where a large numbers of artists participate in the disciplines of drum, pipes, trumpets and cymbal. The grand finale of this festival is marked with a function of bidding farewell to the divinity of the Paramekkavu Devaswams and Thiruvambadi in front of the Western Gate of the Vadakkunnathan Temple.
Thrissur Pooram is completely a different festival than any other festivals in India that you have experienced ever before. This festival lasts for 2 days and within these days the temple town turns into a town of music, color and mirth. What could be the better option to know about the unique culture of Kerala rather than visiting the state at odd time? Boost your level of excitement participating in Thrissur Pooram festival during your Kerala tour and make your tours in India a memorable one.