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Kannom Vettakkorumakan Temple – Thira Theyyam Kaliyattam Festival

Kannom Vettakkorumakan temple is located at Kannom near Ezhome in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Vettakkorumakan. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for two days in Malayalam Dhanu Masam – Dhanu 7 to Dhanu 9 (December 22 to December 24).

The important theyyams that are performed at Kannom Vettakkorumakan temple are Vishnumoorthi theyyam, Vettakkorumakan theyyam and Oorpzhassi theyyam.

The temple has a small chathura sreekovil for the main deity. The main puja in a month is observed on the Sankranti day as per traditional Malayalam calendar. Other deities are worshipped in small sreekovil, atop square raised platform and under trees.