Uthralikkavu pooram, colorful festival at rudhira mahakali temple with fireworks
spectacular display of lights,fire works and elephants – Uthralikkavu pooram 2018 event date
Rudhira mahakalikavu is a popular temple in thrissur district. thrissur is usually known as the cultural capital of kerala and also known as the place of pooram. pooram is the event that close associate with the people at Thrissur. thrissur pooram is the major pooram event that got the world attention by its greatness. as in the same way the pooram held in uthralikkavu also a famous one. after thrissur pooram uthralikkavu pooram is the spectacular event that annually held at uthralikkavu temple. goddess bhagavathy is the main deity of the kshethra. uthralikkavu is located at a small village named enkakkad in vadakkanchery panchayath, Thrissur district.
Uthralikkavu pooram is usually holds in malaylam month kumbham which may be in february or march months in Gregorian calendar. the event takes place after the flag hoisting in the temple compound and which lasts for seven days. according to the Hindu legends devi come out from the sanctum for the procession and goes out near by villages. komaram or the velicahapad is the representative of devi. villagers accept the arrival of goddess by nirapara. in old days it was known as uthralikkavu vela and later it called uthralikkavu pooram
Fire works are the star attraction of pooram, this will be more colorful. peoples in the village joined here to enjoy the pooram without any discrimination, so that it known as the festival of village. elephants are the essential part of uthralikkavu pooram which giving a magnificent treat for the viewers. marching past of elephants is also a wonderful experience with natural and colorful decoration. instrumental treat is a must element of the event, especially panchavadyam. pandimelam and panchavadyam will increase the richness of uthralikkavu pooram. folk art performance will also follow the pooram ceremony. The day of pooram at uthralikkavu must be a visual treat.
2018 event date:- 27 february Tuesday.