ArattupuzhaTemple has a history of more than 3000 years and is dedicated to Sastha. The most important festival in the temple is the Arattupuzha Pooram. Kerala Tourism will be airing the final two days festivities live online on March 18, 2011 and March 19. The seven-day festival featuring special rituals, elephant pageantry, colorful processions and traditional percussion ensembles attract thousands of people. The temple is located in Thrissur District in Kerala.
Arattupuzha Pooram festival is unique in many ways. It features the largest elephant pageantry among the temple festivals in the country. Also the 'devamela' or the divine gathering of deities held on the concluding day of the festival is attended by 23 deities.
Arattupuzha Pooram Live Online is fro 6:00 p.m. on March 18, 2011 to 2:00 p.m. on March 19, 2011.