Friday, July 6, 2007

Nehru Trophy Vallam Kali

Nehru Trophy Vallam Kali

Nehru Trophy Boat Race is one the famous Vallam Kali held in Punnamada Lake in Alappuzha district of Kerala state in south India. Vallam Kali (or Vallamkali) literally means boat play/game, but can be translated to boat race in Malayalam.

This race is conducted on the second saturday of every August.

Vallam Kali include races of many kinds of traditional boats of Kerala. The race of Chundan Vallam (snake boat) is the major item. Hence Vallam Kali is also know in English as Snake Boat Race and a major tourist attraction. Other types boats which do participate in various events in the race are Churulan Vallam, Iruttukuthy Vallam, Odi Vallam, Veppu Vallam (Vaipu Vallam), Vadakkanody Vallam, Kochu Vallam.


Unknown said...

please include some vallam kali song also

arunsubru said...

For information about nehru trophy boat race 2008 and online ticket booking visit the website
Nehru Trophy Boat Race