Uthralikaavu Festival, Wadakancheri

Uthralikaavu Pooram, the annual festival of Rudra Maha Kali temple in Wadakancheri, is celebrated in the month of Kumbam of Malayalam Calendar which falls in February or March every year.

The Uthralikaavu pooram features thunderous fireworks, a procession of caparisoned tuskers, Kuthiravela-a procession with mightily decorated large wooden horses. The most prominent component of the pooram is undoubtedly the traditional gigantic orchestra of Panchavadyams and Melams.