Kerala with its beautiful landscapes has more than enough reason to celebrate. And the varied culture of the state has given expression to a colorful mosaic of festivals and fairs. The spirit of celebration is very much a part of the ethos of the state of Kerala and for visitors to this state,its fairs and festivals are a must see event to be included in their travel.
The festivities, which go on throughout the year, make Kerala more vibrant than any other tourist destination around the world. Every season ushers in new festivals, each one a true celebration of the bounties of nature. Not only do these celebrations display the harmony among the diverse faiths of the people of the state, but they are also times for fun and excitement. It is the time to clean and decorate houses, to get together with friends and relatives and to exchange gifts. So, there are sweetmeats,new clothes, dances, music, rituals, prayers, pageantry and processions.In fact, Kerala is a land of fairs and festivities.
Classical and folk music/dance performances,religious festivals,cultural paegants,elephant processions,floral decorations,water carnivals,fireworks display,traditional rituals,fireworks display and many more form part of the rich repertoire of the cultural heritage of Kerala.The fairs and festivals of Kerala give the best opportunity to display the traditional performing arts and the delicious cuisine of the land.