Festivals in Kozhikode
Kozhikode is an excellent destination for tourists, offering many attractions and activities for an unforgettable experience.
The most important festival of Kozhikode is Onam, which is celebrated in the month of August and September. This festival is celebrated to welcome the mythological King Mahabali, who is believed to visit his people once a year during this period. Onam is celebrated with colorful traditional dances, boat races, beautiful flower decorations, and delicious food. People dress up in traditional attire and visit each other’s homes to exchange gifts and greetings.
Another popular festival in Kozhikode is Vishu, which is celebrated in the month of April. It is a spring festival and is celebrated with great enthusiasm and joy. People visit temples and exchange gifts with each other. On this day, people light lamps and crack firecrackers to ward off evil spirits.
Thiruvonam is another important festival celebrated in Kozhikode. This festival marks the beginning of the Malayalam year and is celebrated in the month of August/September. During this time, people offer prayers at the temples and exchange gifts.
Kozhikode also celebrates a number of other festivals such as Kaliyattam, Puthari, Eid, Christmas, and Easter. All these festivals include colorful processions, traditional dances, and delicious local food.
Kozhikode is an amazing place to celebrate these festivals and get to know the local culture and traditions. All the festivals in Kozhikode bring the people of the district together and create a sense of community.
So, if you are planning to visit Kozhikode, make sure to plan it around these festivals and experience the vibrant culture and traditions of the district.
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