Thursday, August 2, 2012

Nehru trophy boat race - Alleppey the Venice of the East

Alleppey is also known as Venice of the east. A town with attractive backwater, lagoons, canals, and beaches, and blessed with natures beauty. Alleppey is an most important tourist destination in Kerala. The backwaters of Alleppey are the most attractive tourist destination in Kerala. Other attractions are Alleppey beach, ambalappuzha temple, Kattoor church, Kattoor beach, Mullackal chirappu. 
Mullackal alleppey

Nehru trophy boat race

Nehru trophy boat race is one of the attraction of Alleppey, held on Punnamada lake near Alleppey town Held on the second Saturday of august every year.  It is the most competitive boat race of Kerala. The most popular event of the race is the competition of Chundan Vallams (snake boat race).The crews rigorously practice for the race month in advance. In that month they live together, sleep together, dine together to build a strong team. Other types boats which participate in various events of the race are Churulan Vallam, Iruttukuthy Vallam, Odi Vallam, Veppu Vallam (Vaipu Vallam), Vadakkanody Vallam and Kochu Vallam. The boatmen are sings the Vachi pattu, the crowd also join with them and enjoy the boat race. 

Nehru trophy boat race
Nehru Trophy Boat Race Alleppey
                        Kuttanad is the rice blow of kerala with unending stretches of paddy field. The greenish paddy fields it can make some cool moments in our heart.  The Backwaters of Alleppey which is truly astounding. A house boat cruise in this water is a delightful experience. The mullackal chirap is also one of the attractions of Alleppey which is the festive season held ten colorful days every year in the month of December.           

Some wonderful moments in Boat race

Mass drill in boat Boat Race
Mass Drill

We are ready to Fight..!! 

Nehru Trophy
Practicing Moments

 We will Catch it..!!

Great Shot from Nehru Trophy Boat Race..

Are You Ready  sing the Song..!

                                           Kuttanadan Punjayile
                                           Thai Thai Thaka Thai Thai Thom
                                           Kochu Penne Kuyilale
                                           Thithatha Thithai Thai
                                           Kottu Venam Kuzhal Venam
                                           Kurava Venam

                                           O Thithithara Thithithai
                                            Thithai Thithai Thaka Thai