Machad Mamangam

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Machad Mamangam
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Wooden horses of Mamangam
Official name Machad Mamangam
Type Temple Festival
Observances Temple Festival
Date First Friday of the month Kumbham (February)

Machad Mamangam also known as Machad Kuthira Vela or Thiruvanikkavu Kuthira vela is a temple festival celebrated at Thiruvanikkavu temple near Wadakkancherry in Thrissur District. The festival is orgainsed by five desams (Villages) in a competitive way. Thekkumkara, Karumatra, Punnamparambu, Panangattukara and Manalithara are the 5 main participants of the festival.[1][2][3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Machad Mamangam brings alive rural charm". The Hindu. Retrieved 2014-03-03. 
  2. ^ "Machad Mamangam, festival with a difference". The Hindu. Retrieved 2014-03-03. 
  3. ^ "Machad Mamankam held". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 2014-03-03. 
  4. ^ "Thrissur celebrates mamangam". Times of India. Retrieved 2014-03-03.