Thrissur Pooram (Malayalam: തൃശ്ശൂര് പൂരം) is a temple festival of the South Indian state of Kerala which takes place every year on the Pooram nakshatra day of the Malayalam Calendar month of Medam.
Thrissur Pooram takes place at the Vadakkunnathan Temple in Thrissur.
Thrissur Pooram is basically a grand assembly of Gods and Goddesses in and around Thrissur. These Gods and Goddesses make their visit to the Vadakumnathan Temple premises on caparisoned elephants accompanied by grand ensembles of Chendamelam and Panchavadyam.
The Ten participants of the Thrissur Pooram are the Thiruvambady Bhagavathi and Paramekkavu Bhagavathi, Nethilakkavu Bhagavathi, Karamukku Bhagavathi, Ayyanthole Bhagavathi, Laloor Bhagavathi, Choorakkattukavu Bhagavathi, Chembukkavu Bhagavathi, Panamukkumpally Sastha, Kanimangalam Sastha.
Thrissur Pooram Procession & Fireworks Display :
The processions and rituals of each of these deities follow a very strict itinerary, scheduled in such a way that the tempo of the Pooram celebrations – 36 hrs non-stop – is maintained without any loss of energy.
Apart from large number of devotees who gather for the event, the main highlight of Thrissur Pooram is the procesion of beautifully decorated elephants and musicians playing panchavadyam right from morning till evening.
Fireworks display at night is also a thing to be watched out. People come from faraway places to watch this amazing display of pyrotechnics.
Thrissur Pooram 2016 :
In 2016, Thrissur Pooram will take place on Wednesday, August 17, 2016.
Thrissur Pooram 2016 Live Telecast :
Most of the television channels in Kerala will be providing LIVE telecast of Thrissur Pooram 2016 on April 17, 2016.
You can watch live telecast of Thrissur Pooram 2016 on channels like DD Malayalam, Kairali TV, Jaihind TV, Kiran TV, Asianet News, Reporter TV, Manorama NewsMathrubhumi News, Media One TV, Shalom, etc.
Thrissur Pooram 2016 Live Streaming :
Live Streaming of Thrissur Pooram 2016 might be available on below mentioned websites -
DD Malayalam Website – http://www.ddmalayalam.com
Asianet News Website – http://www.asianetnews.tv/live-tv
Sri Sankara TV Website – http://srisankaratv.net/web_tv.html
Indiavisionlive Website – http://www.indiavisiontv.com
Dinamalar Website – http://dinamalar.com/
Note : Soon we will have Photos and Videos of Thrissur Pooram 2016 on our website.