Swathi festival is a gala event of music organised by the Government of
Kerala every year in the last week of January.
The venue is the famous Kuthiramalika Palace. Thiruvananthapuram, where
once upon a time the great poet-king of Travancore, Sri Swathi Thirunal,
composed many of his verses.
An august gathering of great maestros from all over the country
celebrate Indian classical music in all its variety and grandeur.
Last Week Of January.
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