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Monday, 3 September 2018

ARANMULA BOAT RACE | ARANMULA UTHRATTATHI VALLAMKALI | SNAKE BOAT RACE ARANMULA


ARANMULA BOAT RACE | ARANMULA UTHRATTATHI VALLAMKALI | SNAKE BOAT RACE ARANMULA
ARANMULA BOAT RACE, ARANMULA UTHRATTATHI VALLAMKALI

Aranmula boat race is the oldest boat race still exists in Kerala without losing its heritage value. This festival is held every year in India's southern state called Kerala. Aranmula boat raise is very famous around the globe. Many foreigners reaches Kerala every year to enjoy this fabulous event which they cant see anywhere in the world. The main event is the snake boat race .The name came from its shape. The back end of the boat is curved as shape of cobra and it is slanting like a snake tail towards front of the boat. It have around 100 foot length. More than 100 peoples are riding in this boat. This is considered as ultimate test of endurance
Snake Boat , Chundan Vallam

Aranmula is one of the heritage village under pathanamtitta district of Kerala . The land rests in the bank of Pampa River.

WHEN IS WORLD ARANMULA BOAT RACE?
      Every year utrattathi day of Malayalam month chingam. Which may falls in August mid to September beginning of Georgian calendar.
Because of this aranmula boat race is locally known as Aranmula uratathi vallam kali.

ARANMULA BOAT RACE HISTORY | STORY BEHIND ARANMULA BOAT RACE
  Once a devotee Brahmin agreed to provide all necessary items for Tiruvona sadya (Onam feast) held in Aranmula lord Krishna temple (Aranmula parthasarathy temple) In a boat. During its voyage, an enemy group came to attack and try to loot all items, the snake boats nearby people came to rescue him and his boat. For the remebernece of this event, the Aranmula boat race is held every year at the time of Onam celebration.

WHAT DO PEOPLE DO ON ARANMULA BOAT RACE
1. People gather Bank of Aranmula pamba river. Find the perfect place for witnessing the astonishing boat race. Some of them even cliemp up to the nearest trees to get the perfect view.
vallasadya
2.  Visit Aranmula parthasarathy temple and eat the special “vallasadya”. A fest about 70 different verities of recipe. It is a great treat for the tongue.

3.  Shopping in the nearest town, The Aranmula mirror is very famous around the globe.


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