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Athachamayam

August 15, 2018 @ 12:00 am

Tripunithura
Kochi, kerala 682030 India
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Athachamayam is a cultural fiesta which provides one the rare opportunity to witness almost all the folk art forms of Kerala. It is a grand celebration which marks the beginning of the ten-day Onam Festival. Every year on the Atham asterism of the Malayalam month ofChingam (roughly August/September), Thripunithura, near Kochi, bears witness to this legendary ceremony which commemorates the victory of the Raja (King) of Kochi. There is a magnificent procession representing that of the King and his entourage. It is accompanied by caparisoned elephants, floats, musical ensembles and a variety of folk art forms

Location: Tripunithura

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