Trivandrum District Boat Races – 44th Ayyankali Jalolsavam
Ayyankali Jalolsavam is one of the popular boat race in Thiruvananthapuram District of Kerala. It’s held at vellayani lake and popular boats (vallam) are participating in the same. There are so many popular and minor boat races in kerala. we have published about all the vallam kali events with date and other details. Popular chundan vallam’s (snake boats) from alappuzha will participate this year’s Ayyankali boat race. Honorable Kerala Minister for Devaswom, Tourism and Co- Operation, Kadakampally Surendran will inaugurate the event. There are cultural activities arranged along with this boat race.
As mentioned above, vellayani lake at trivandrum district is the venue for Ayyankali vallamkali. It’s near to nemom, kovalam is the nearest tourist spot. This boat race is in remembrance of Ayyankali , a social reformer and a leader. Kottapuram Boat Race, Kumaranasan Smaraka Jalotsavam, Indira Gandhi Boat Race, Kaithappuzhakkayal Boat Race, Biyyam Kaayal Boat Race, Uthara malabar Boat Race, EK Nayanar Trophy, Kuppam Boat Race, Kattampally Boat Race, Madayi Boat Race etc are some of the minor events. Churulan Vallam, Iruttukuthy Vallam, Odi Vallam, Veppu Vallam, Vadakkanody Vallam and Kochu Vallam are the different boats category. there is less chance for live telecast or streaming of this kerala boat race.
Event Name – Ayyankali Jalolsavam (Boat Race) 44th Season
Date – 5th Sepetember 2017
Venue – Vellayani Lake, Trivandrum District