Valarkkavu Pooram is the annual festival observed in Valarkkavu Bhagavathy Temple in Thrissur city in Kerala. The famous pooram festival in the shrine is observed in Kumbham month. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy. Valarkkavu Pooram 2016 date is February 23.
The highlight of the festival is caparisoned elephants, melam and fireworks.
Several unique rituals and pujas are performed during the festival period.
Traditional performing arts, music, songs and other cultural activities are held during the period.
The festival ends with arattu on the final day.