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Thursday, 11 June 2020

Uthradam Thirunal Pamba Boat Race

Uthradam Thirunal Pampa Boat Race
Uthradam Thirunal Pampa Boat Race


The uthradam Thirunal Pampa Boat Race is held on Pampa river at Neerattupuram in Alappuzha district Kerala, India. The race is started on the year 1957 and it is conducted every year since then. No other water sports in the world have this much number of participants in a team. Uthradam Thirunal Pampa Boat Race is unique for the verities of snake boats participating in this event (Chundan, Odi, Veppu and Churulan). 


Many spectators around the globe come to watch this fabulous snake boat race (an Integral part of Kera’s Culture). The Oarsmen rows through the pampa river by sprinkling the water both sides, they paddle as one with the old folk songs called ‘Vanjipattu’.

K C Mammen Mappilai Trophy-Pampa Boat Race
K C Mammen Mappilai Trophy-Pampa Boat Race

The Winners will be awarded  K.C. Mammen Mappilai Trophy.


This event will be a feast to your eyes , the energy, music and vibe during the race brings you in whole new level. 


WHEN IS UTHRADAM THIRUNAL PAMPA BOAT RACE ?

 

    Uthradam Thirunal Pampa Boat Race is held on the Onam season Utradam Day in ‘Malayalam’ Month of ‘Chingam’. It comes around August -September month in Georgian calendar. In 2020 It is decided to held on August 31st .


HOW TO REACH UTHRADAM THIRUNAL PAMPA BOAT RACE ?

 

  Railway Station : Changanassery Railway station - 16 km;

Alappuzha Railway station – 29.5 km

 

 Airport: Cochin International Airport - 111 km (2.5 hrs)

            Trivandrum International Airport- 139 Km (3 hrs)


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