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Fairs and Festivals of Kerala
By: India   |    August 8, 2012   |   1 Comments (0) (0)

Fair and festivals are the charm of colorful Indain culture. Every state has its own vibrant culture, which combined make the Indian culture more unique, beautiful and popular among all over the world. These are just like gems on the crown of our mother land India. Kerala the God’s own country, it’s fair and festivals are the zeal of this beautiful state. It is like a fresh blood circulation in the heart of Kerala which fills a new energy in the life of Kerala.

Famous festivals in Kerala:

Onam:
Onam has a top place in the list of fair and festival of Kerala. People of all communities and classes organizes a get together on this day without any discrimination and celebrate this festival with full of happiness and joy. People clean their houses and decorate it with colorful and beautiful flowers. The fragrance of flowers flows in the wind and vibrant colors of flowers makes the whole city like fairy tale. Colorful dances like Kathakali, Kalaripayattu, Koodiyattom, Thullal and many dance forms is this festival more beautiful. Kerala travel packages provide travelers more details of festivals and destinations.

Pongal:
Pongal is one of the most popular festival of Kerala especially in women. This Is celebrated in the month of January in the respect and honor to sun, nature and cattle This festival is the series of four festival, Bhogi Pongal , Surya Pongal, Mattu Pongal and Kaanum Pongal.People celebrate this festival for 10 days .This 10 days festival  is celebrated by the people with prayer, songs and folk dances. The grand Pongala festival is held on the ninth day when women of Kerala flock the temple and offer the god some sacrifices for the completion of their wishes. Selecting south India travel packages is the best way to enjoy the cultural and heritage attractions.

Elephant Festival:
This festival is celebrated for 7 days in the month of April. Tourists come to enjoy this festival from all over the world. This festival was started in 18th century by the Sakthan Thampuran. This festival is the best part of the culture of Kerala. They decorate their elephant from head to tail. This festival is also famous for its elephant procession.  Around 30 elephants are decorated for this festival. People paint their elephant. People of Kerala organize different type of events on this auspicious occasion. The entire procession of elephant looks very fabulous and gives the feeling like Raja –Maharaja’s type of time period. On these days temples are beautifully decorated. Children are also celebrated this festival with full enthusiasm and they also play with fire work. Luxury travel packages offering huge discounts in India, so don't wait and avail the best deals today!

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India commented on August 8, 2012

The vibrant culture and festivals of Kerala is always charming for tourists.

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