Religious in Thrissur (Trichur)

Thypooya Maholsavam

This festival stars a procession of kavadiyattam (a form of ritualistic dance), in which dancers carry tall, ornate structures called kavadis.
Religious in Thrissur (Trichur)

Thrissur Pooram

The most colourful and largest of Kerala’s temple festivals, with huge processions of caparisoned elephants. Held at the Vadakkunathan Kshetram Temple.
Religious in Thrissur (Trichur)

Uthralikavu Pooram

The climactic day of this event sees 20 elephants circling the Uthralikavu Temple shrine.