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Sep
1
Fri
Chootad Beach Onam-Bakrid Fest @ Chootad beach
Sep 1 @ 4:00 pm – Sep 30 @ 11:00 pm

A 30 day Onam-Bakrid Fest is being conducted at Chootad Beach from 1st September to 30th September 2017. Chootad Beach is a very attractive beach facing the Ezhimala hills and became famous recently.Now a lot of people are visiting Chootad beach every day.

chootad beach fest 2017 notice

chootad beach fest 2017 notice

Ishal Night will be conducted on the Bakrid day

On the Onam day Folk song (Nadan Pattukal) will be there by Nattukoottam.

And every day there will be music festival

 

Read more about Chootad beach

 

Oct
2
Mon
Thejaswini Boat Race (Uthara Malabar Jalolthsavam, Thejaswini Lake ) @ Karyankode River, Neeleshwaram
Oct 2 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

This years Mahathma Gandhi Trophy Uthara Malabar Jalolthsavam or the North Malabar Boat Race is being conducted on the 2nd October of 2017 in the Thejaswini River (Karyankode River), near Neeleshwaram in the Kasaragod district of Kerala.

North Malabar Vallam Kali

North Malabar Vallam Kali

Competition will be conducted in the 25 rower category and 15 rower category for men and 15 rower category for women

Started in the early 1970 the Uthara Malabar Vallam Kali was the only Boat Race in the North Malabar region until recently. But now a lot of boat races are being conducted in the Kannur and Kasaragod District.

Dec
18
Mon
Arathil Mavilyapuram Kooverikaran Tharavadu Sree Thondachan Devasthanam Kaliyatta Maholthsavam @ Arathil Mavilyapuram Kooverikaran Tharavadu Sree Thondachan Devasthanam
Dec 18 – Dec 19 all-day

The festival is conducted every year on the 3rd and 4th of Malayalam Calendar Month Dhanu.

Theyyams performed in this temple

Kandanar Kelan Theyyam

Thondachan,

Kudiveeran Theyyam

 

Vishnumoorthy Theyyam

Thulabharam and Annadhanam also will be there on the last day

Sep
5
Wed
Malabar Jalolthsavam, Kavvayi Lake @ Kavvayi Lake
Sep 5 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

This years Malabar Jalolthsavam or Malabar Boat Race for the Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam Memorial Gold Trophy organized by Mettammal Brothers is being held at Kavvayi Kayal or Kavvayi Lake in the Kasaragod District,  is on 5th September 2017 the 3rd Onam day.

malabar jalolthsavam kavvayi lake

malabar jalolthsavam kavvayi lake

The organizers of the Vallam Kali, the Mettammal Brothers is one of the most famous football clubs on Northern Kerala.

Rear More about Malabar Jalolthsavam, Kavvayi Lake

Started a few years back the Kavvayi boat race is one of the famous boat races of North Kerala. Other programs are also conducted as part of the boat race.

Sep
7
Fri
Pulikali @ Swaraj Round Thrissur
Sep 7 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Pulikkali is a grand spectacle which has become synonymous with the Onam festival in Kerala, and it is an event that you should never miss. Pulikali forms an integral part of the Onam festivival and it attracts thousands of people to the Thrissur city. A striking feature of this folk art is the colorful appearance of the performers.

Pulikali The Tiger Dance

Pulikali The Tiger Dance

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Puli means Tiger or Leopard and Kali means Play in Malayalam so Pulikkali literal means the ‘Play of the Tigers’ or Tiger Dance. Pulikkali is a recreational folk art from the state of Kerala in which the performance revolve around the theme of tiger hunting.

Event date: 7th Sept 2017 – Puroruttadi  Day (Third day after Thiruonam)

Venue: Swaraj Round

Location: Swaraj Round

District: Thrissur

Getting there:

Nearest railway station: Thrissur, about a kilometer
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, about 54 kms

 

Sep
10
Mon
Pinarayi, Chekupalam Boat Race @ Pinarayi Chekupalam
Sep 10 @ 12:30 pm – 7:00 pm

This years Chekupalam Jalolthsavam or the Pinarayi Chekupalam Boat Race will be held on 10th September 2017.

North Malabar Vallam Kali

North Malabar Vallam Kali

Stared in 2015 Pinarayi Chekupalam Vallam Kali is conducted in the Ummanchira River at Chekupalam near Pinarayi.The Chief Minister of Kerala Pinarayi Vijayan will inaugurate the Boat Race.

Only the 5 rower fiber boat Race is conducted here.

Date: 10th September 2017

Venue: Pinarayi Chekupalam

Entry to the Boat Race is Free

Read more about Pinarayi, Chekupalam Boat Race

Programs Like Thiruvathira, Kolkali, Onam Fight (Onathallu), and Procession on water etc will be there

Madayi Jalolthsavam, Madayi Boat Race @ Pazhyangadi River
Sep 10 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The 4th Madayi Jalolthsavam or Madayi Vallam Kali organized by Samskrithi Madayi in association with DTPC Kannur and Kerala Folklore Academy for the Madayi Co-operative Rural Bank Trophy is being conducted in the Pazhyangadi River on 7th September 2017.

Madayi Boat Race

Madayi Boat Race

Started in the year 2014 Madayi Boat Race is a major Boat Race in the North Malabar Region.

Read More about Madayi Boat Race

Boat Races will be conducted in the 25 rower category and 15 rower category.As part of the Boat Race there will also be a Mappila Pattu performance by Eranzholi Moosa.

Also there will be water adventure performances, processions and competitions like Mehandi Designing competition, arts and literature competitions.

Read More about Boat Races

Sep
17
Mon
Kattampally Boat Race @ Kattampally Dam Site
Sep 17 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

This Years Kattampally Jalolthsavam or the Kattampally Boat Race organized by the Kakkathuruthy Boat Club of Narath will be held on the 7th September 2017.

Kattampally boat race 2017 notice

Kattampally boat race 2017 notice

Date: 17th September 2017

Venue: Kattampally Dam Site or Kattampally  Shutter

Entry to the Boat Race is Free

P K Sreemathi Teacher M P will inaugurate the Boat Race.

Started in 2015, the Kattampally Vallam kali is conducted in the Valapattanam River at Kattampally Dam Site or Kattampally  Shutter near Narath.

Read More about Kattampally Boat Race

Races are normally conducted in 3 category.

  • The 5 rower traditional boat,
  • 7 rower traditional boat and
  • 5 rower fiber boat category

There will also be a Nadan pattu performance and procession on the water.

 

Note: The Boat Race which was Scheduled to be conducted on 7th has been postponed to 17th September 2017, Sunday

 

Oct
2
Tue
Thejaswini Boat Race (Uthara Malabar Jalolthsavam, Thejaswini Lake ) @ Karyankode River, Neeleshwaram
Oct 2 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

This years Mahathma Gandhi Trophy Uthara Malabar Jalolthsavam or the North Malabar Boat Race is being conducted on the 2nd October of 2017 in the Thejaswini River (Karyankode River), near Neeleshwaram in the Kasaragod district of Kerala.

North Malabar Vallam Kali

North Malabar Vallam Kali

Competition will be conducted in the 25 rower category and 15 rower category for men and 15 rower category for women

Started in the early 1970 the Uthara Malabar Vallam Kali was the only Boat Race in the North Malabar region until recently. But now a lot of boat races are being conducted in the Kannur and Kasaragod District.

Dec
18
Tue
Arathil Mavilyapuram Kooverikaran Tharavadu Sree Thondachan Devasthanam Kaliyatta Maholthsavam @ Arathil Mavilyapuram Kooverikaran Tharavadu Sree Thondachan Devasthanam
Dec 18 – Dec 19 all-day

The festival is conducted every year on the 3rd and 4th of Malayalam Calendar Month Dhanu.

Theyyams performed in this temple

Kandanar Kelan Theyyam

Thondachan,

Kudiveeran Theyyam

 

Vishnumoorthy Theyyam

Thulabharam and Annadhanam also will be there on the last day

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