Every year, from February 21st to 27th renowned classical dancers
perform at the Nisangandhi, an open air theatre in Thiruvananthapuram
February From 21st To 27th
Celebration Trends And Rituals
Musical And Dance Performances
Classical dances of almost all the states of India are staged during the
festival. Mohiniyattam (Kerala), Bharatha Natyam (Tamil Nadu),
Kutchippudi (Andhra Pradesh), Odissi (Orissa), Manipuri (Manipur) and
Kathak (a north Indian Classical Dance) are the major dances performed.
Renowned artist and connoisseurs of dance from all over India come to
enjoy this cultural treat.
Prime Attractions of Trivandrum
The Aaranmula Boat Race is staged each year in the
scenic village of Aaranmula in August/ September. This river carnival is
part of the Aaranmula Temple festival. more..
Varkala is a sea side resort, as well as an important
Hindu centre of pilgrimage. High cliffs with rich mineral springs rise
majestically from the coastline. The 2,000 year old Janardana Swamy
Temple and the Nature Centre are the two main attractions here