Athachamayan Thrippunithura marks the commemoration of the 10 day long Onam festival in Kerela that falls in the month Malayalam month of Chingam. It is a traditional harvest festival that is celebrated with great enthusiasm and glee at Tripunithura in Ernakulam. The festival dates back to history and brings back the memories of king Mahabali & his kingdom. A huge cultural procession is organised on this day that includes people from nearby villages and children from schools majorly who dress up in cultural costumes. This annual event holds great importance, both culturally and historically and is celebrated in a grand manner. The whole district of Tripunithura can be seen bathed in sparkling lights and flowers that add charm to the city and the festival too. Cultural performances, folk arts, musical tributes and conical mounds of Mahabali made with clay are the major attraction of this festival and make it a wonderful event to be at. This year, Athachamayan Thrippunithura will start from 25th August 2017 with the same grandeur at Tripunithura. To experience the majestic charm of this amazing festival, book a train, flight, bus to Ernakulam.