Photographer's Note

Jawahar Thayangkari snakeboat , the winner of 114th Kottayam Boat Race , paddled by Kumarakom Town Boat Club.

Thazhathangadi Boat Race,Kottayam is conducted during Onam the Harvest Festival of Kerala in South India. Thazhathangadi Boat Race is fall either in the Month of August or September every year respectively. Thazhathangadi near Kottayam Town is one of the oldest trade centers in Kerala that hosts the oldest Boat Racing competition in Kerala. It is a week long event, at Thazhathangadi, which is made beautiful with water carnivals and various boat races. The main attraction is the snake boat race. Some of the other kinds of race boats that take part in the competition include churulans, oadis and irrutukuthies.

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  • Copyright: Rajesh Kalapura (rajesh_kalapura) (2)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2013-09-28
  • Categories: Festivals
  • Exposure: f/4.5, 1/500 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2013-12-02 15:40
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