Name of Festival: Pattambi Nercha
Time of Celebration
This festival is celebrated arround the time of the onset of summer season its mean February middle and end of February
Major Territory of Celebration
Pattambi Nercha festival is celebrated in Palakkad District of Kerala
Significance of Festival
Pattambi Nercha is held in memory of Aloor Valiya Pookunjikoya Thangal – a Muslim saint of South Malabar
Pattambi Nercha is a glorious religious celebration primarily encapsulating the Muslims.It is one of the festivals where herds of Muslim followers and pilgrims throng to the place and enjoy the bliss of ritualistic feeling all the day long.This festival is celebrated in memory of Aloor Valiya Pookunjikoya Thangal – a Muslim saint of South Malabar.During this festival traditional musical ensembles like Panchavadyam and Thayambaka s taken out in the night.Various art forms get underway on the banks of the river Bharathappuzha.The annual feast is heald in Pattambi mosque that is situated 61 km from Palakkad.