Thrissur Pooram in 2024
20th April, Saturday
What is Thrissur Pooram?
Thrissur Pooram is a Malayalam festival celebrated annually at Vadakkunnathan Temple in Thrissur. This festival is observed on Pooram day, when the moon rises with the Pooram star in the month of Medam. This Pooram is the largest and most famous of all Poorams.
On this festival various temples in and around Thrissur are invited with their deities to city of Thrissur to pay homage to Lord Vadakkunnathan, the presiding deity of the Vadakkunnathan Temple. A huge procession is organized at temple premises accompanied by the music of Chenda Melam and Pancha Vadyam. This Pooram festival is a good collection of over 50 elephants decorated with various golden ornaments.
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