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Machattu Mamangam 2024 date – Machattu Thiruvanikavu Temple Festival

Machattu Thiruvanikavu Temple is located at Vadakkencherry in Thrissur district in Kerala. The annual festival or utsavam observed here is known as Machattu Mamangam. The five-day festival is famous for traditional arts forms and pageantry. Machattu Mamangam 2024 date is February 20. 

Machattu Thiruvanikavu Temple is dedicated to Mother Goddess Shakti.

Mamangam is observed in Kumbham month and it is a five day festival.

The main procession of Machattu Mamangam is held on the final day. In the procession, richly decorated effigies of horses called kuthira kolams are ceremoniously brought to the temple by the devotees as offerings.

These vibrantly adorned effigies are welcomed by the people with cheers.

Caparisoned elephants accompanied by chenda melam converge at the temple courtyard in the evening, unfolding an extravagant spectacle.