Nenmara Vallangi Vela

A festival celebrated annually in the Nellikulangara Bhagavathy Temple in Palakkad, Nenmara Vallangi Vela is among the most beautiful celebrations held on these shores. The vivid colours, lights, fireworks and art forms on display make for an entertaining and unforgettable experience. The Vela festival of Nenmara and Vallangi villages of Chittur taluk, situated on the lap of the hills surroundi....
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One gets to witness some wonderful art forms like Kummatti, Karivela and Anela during this time period. The 20th day sees magnificent processions with caparisoned elephants being taken out from the two villages to the Nellikulangara Temple. Once they reach the temple, the two sides perform the panchavadyam (traditional Kerala orchestra). Villagers from both sides stand facing each other beneath the utsavapandal (festival stage) and enthusiastically perform several traditional percussion ensembles in a bid to outshine each other. People are also enamoured by the beautifully decorated aanapandal which are used to house the elephants.

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Tourist Information Officer
Pradeep Chandran
Department of Tourism

How to reach

The nearest airport is Coimbatore International Airport, which is 90 KMs away.
The nearest convenient railway station is Palakkad, which is 30 KMs away.
The nearest major city is Vallanghi, which is 1KMs away.
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Event Details
Venue Address
Nellikulangara Bhagavathy Temple
Date Time

2 Apr 2024 - 2 Apr 2024



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