Name of Festival : Nenmara Vallangi Vela festival
Time of celebration (Month)Nenmara Vallangi Vela festival is celebrate in 13th day of the month of April
Major Territory of Celebration
Nenmara Vallangi Vela festival is celebrated in Palakkad district of Kerala India
Nenmara Vallangi Vela is an annual festival of Kerala celebrated at Nellikulangara Bhagavathy temple in Palakkad village.This annula event attracts thousands from all over the places and a huge crowd gathers to commemorate the event. Nemmara starts its Vela from the Mannattu Muthi temple and Vallangi from the Siva temple.Starting ten days prior to the actual holiday of Valangy Vela, the festivities begin with the hoisting of flags in the separate temples.
Festival is started with flag hoisting ceremony. The grandeur of the event is considered only next to Thrissur Pooram.The celebration is a joint incantation of the Nellikkulangara Bhagavathy by the locals of Nenmara and Vallangi villages. Flag hoisting or the Kodiyettam is conducted on 13th of April with various folk entertainment and cultural programs to follow.The Higthlight of the Nenmara Vallangi Vela festival is the numerous folk arts like Kummatti, Karivela, Andivela and many to mark the following days.