Boat Races

Aranmula Vallamkali

Aranmula Vallamkali

Aranmula Vallamkali or the Aranmula Snake Boat Race is a boat race held in the Pampa River near the Hindu Temple, the Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple dedicated to Lord Krishna and Arjuna, during Onam, the harvest festival of Kerala (August–September). The…

Malabar Jalolthsavam, Kavvayi Lake

Malabar Jalolthsavam, Kavvayi Lake

The Malabar Jalolthsavam or Malabar Boat Race for the Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam Memorial Gold Trophy at Kavvayi Kayal or Kavvayi Lake in the Kasaragod District, organized by Mettammal Brothers is held on the 3rd Onam day and…

Pinarayi, Chekupalam Boat Race

The Chekupalam Jalolthsavam or the Pinarayi Chekupalam Boat Race is normally conducted in the month of September. Stared in 2015 Pinarayi Chekupalam Vallam Kali is conducted in the Ummanchira River at Chekupalam near Pinarayi. The Boat Race conducted here are…

Kattampally Boat Race

The Kattampally Jalolthsavam or the Kattampally Boat Race organized by the Kakkathuruthy boat club of Narath is normally conducted the the month of September. Started in 2015, the Kattampally Vallam kali is conducted in the Valapattanam River at Kattampally Dam…

Madayi Jalolthsavam

Madayi Jalolthsavam or Madayi Vallam Kali is conducted in the Pazhyangadi River and is organized by Samskrithi Madayi. Started in the year 2014 Madayi Vallam Kali or Madayi Boat Race is another Boat Race in the North Malabar Region. Like all…

Kuppam Jalolthsavam

Kuppam Jalolthsavam

Kuppam Jalolthsavam is conducted in the Kuppam River near Thaliparamba in the Kannur District of Kerala. Started in 2015 the Kuppam jalolthsavam or Kuppam Vallam Kali is conducted by Gramavedhi Arts and Sports Club, Mukunnu, Kuppam. The Second Kuppam Vallam…

Malabar Jalolthsavam, Mangalassery

Malabar Jalolthsavam, Mangalassery

Malabar Jalolthsavam or Mangalassery Jalolthsavam is conducted in the Mangalassery River or Pattuvam River and is organized by Navodhaya Arts and Sports Club Mangalassery. Started in 2013 the Malabar Boar Race has became an important boat race in the North…

Uthara Malabar Jalolthsavam, Thejaswini Lake

Uthara Malabar Jalolthsavam, Thejaswini Lake

Uthara Malabar Jalolthsavam or Uthara Malabar Boat Race or the North Malabar Boat Race is conducted in the Thejaswini River, near Neeleshwaram in the Kasaragod district of Kerala. Started in the early 1970 the Uthara Malabar Vallam Kali was the…

Vallam kali-The Boat Race of Kerala

Vallam kali-The Boat Race of Kerala

Boat race or Vallam Kali or Vallamkali is the internationally famous boat race of Kerala and every year lakhs of people arrive at Kerala to witness the event. It is a form of canoe racing, and uses paddled war canoes.…

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