Palakkad is situated in the border of Tamil Nadu and Kerala state. Hence, the art, culture and festivals of this place have influence of both the states. Some of the festivals of Palakkad are given here:
This is the annual festival of the Viswanatha temple of Palakkad. A large number of devotees gather here in November month every year to celebrate this festival. The main highlight of the festival is the temple Chariot Procession.
Vela at Manappulli Kavu
This is the annual festival of the Bhagavathy temple. It is celebrated in the month of March.
This festival is an art form. It is patronised by the Nair Sect, which comes alive in the temples during the month of March or April.
Nenmara Vallengy Vela
This is a grand annual festival of the Bhagavathy temple near Nenmara. It is celebrated during the month of February or March. It is celebrated with brilliant fireworks.
This festival of Palakkad includes a shadow play in the months of March or April. It is celebrated at some Bhagavathy Temples.
This festival is a thrilling race among the oxen used in agriculture. This festival of Palakkad is generally celebrated in the month of January.
This is a ritual drama at the Bhagavathy temple in Chittur. It falls in the month of February or March.
This is an annual Muslim festival celebrated to commemorate the Saint Aloor Valia Pookunjikoya Thangal.
(Last Updated on : 21-03-2013)
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