The Cochin Carnival is Fort Cochin's biggest bash, a 10-day festival culminating on New Year's Eve. Street parades, colourful costumes, embellished elephants (which won't appeal to all), music, folk dancing and lots…
At the Shiva Temple, Ernakulam; eight days of festivities culminating in a parade of 15 splendidly decorated elephants, plus music and fireworks.
This festival stars a procession of kavadiyattam (a form of ritualistic dance), in which dancers carry tall, ornate structures called kavadis.
The most colourful and largest of Kerala’s temple festivals, with huge processions of caparisoned elephants. Held at the Vadakkunathan Kshetram Temple.
The climactic day of this event sees 20 elephants circling the Uthralikavu Temple shrine.