Thrissur Pooram Thursday 26th April 2018
Thrissur Pooram Timings:
Pooram Nakshathram Starts = 3:06 PM on 25-April-2018
Pooram Nakshathram Ends = 2:26 PM on 26-April-2018
About Thrissur Pooram Festival:
Thrissur Pooram is the most spectacular, interesting, cultural festival of Kerala. This festival is aptly called Pooram of all Poorams. The word “Pooram” means ‘the meeting point of all the arts’. Rich art and culture of Kerala that is splendid during this marathon 36 hours festival.
Thrissur Pooram is celebrated in asterism Pooram in the month of Medam according to Malayalese calendar. This refers to April-May according to Gregorian calendar. This festival was introduced by the erstwhile Maharaja of Kochi, Rama Varma. The celebrations are held at Thekkinkadu grounds around the Vadakunnathan temple. Large number of spectators and devotees assemble to watch this joyous festival. People get to witness the meeting of deities of ten different temples. Processions of decorated elephants and dazzling displays of fireworks are the two major attractions. In addition, during this festival, there are several other enthralling musical programmes and events.