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Kanjiramattom Kodikuthu

Kanjiramattom Kodikuthu is celebrated among the Muslim population of Ernakulam a city of Kerala. As it is celebrated in the entire state but the significance of the festival draws more crowd at this particular place. The Kanjiramattom Kodikuthu, Ernakulam is celebrated on January 13th to 14th at the time of Makara Sankranti every year in Ernakulam. It is one of the annual events held in Kerala.

Kanjiramattom Kodikuthu Festival Celebration

Kanjiramattom mosque celebrates the Kodikuthu festival as it is built as a memorial to Sheikh Fariduddin. In this festival a Chandanakkudam ritual is performed at night where the tourists carry pots covered with sandalwood paste and proceed in a procession to the mosque. One can get to see a sight of the six colorfully decorated and ornamented elephants and folk performances which add color to the performance. In this festival tourist can see traditional Muslim art forms like Duffmuttu and Kolkali are also staged during the festival. The traditional art forms like the Oppana and Mappilappattu are also staged during the festival. These are song and dance performances which are a part of the Kanjiramattom Kodikuthu, Ernakulam.

The Kanjiramattom Kodikuthu, Ernakulam is one of the important Muslim festivals of Kerala. People dress in their best clothes and offer their prayers in the Kanjiramattom mosque during this festival.

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