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Uthralikavu Pooram – Sri Ruthira Mahakalikavu Temple Pooram Festival

Uthralikavu Pooram is the annual festival observed in Sri Ruthira Mahakalikavu Temple in Thrissur District in Kerala. The famous pooram festival in the shrine is observed in Kumbham month. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Kali. Uthralikavu Pooram 2016 date is March 1. The temple is located at Paruthipra near Vadakkancherry.

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.