Festivals of Kerala
The colorful mosaic of Kerala fairs and festivals is as diverse as
the land, is an expression of the spirit of celebration, that is an
essential part of the State. Observed with enthusiasm and gaiety,
festivals are like gems, ornamenting the crown of Kerala tradition
and culture. Round the year the fests keep Kerala life vibrant and
interludes in the mundane affairs of life.
Every season turns up new festivals, each a true celebration of the
bounties of nature. The festivals exhibits an eternal harmony of spirit.
Packed with fun and excitement, festivals are occasions to clean and
decorate houses, to get together with friends and relatives and to
New attire, dance, music and ritual, all add to their joyful rhythm.
It is a time for prayer, for pageantry and processions and time to
rejoice. The important fairs and festivals in the state are: