World Seen Pooram
The turnout of foreigners was also very impressive. They were vying with each other to get placed just in front of the jumbos
This time the world saw the Thrissur Pooram, the pooram of poorams (temple festival of temple festivals) live. Each and every event of pooram including Madathil Varavu, Elinjithara Melam (the world’s largest orchestra event displayed by more than 300 leading percussionists), Kudamattom and the hours long pyrotechnic display reached to the doorsteps of world community. The events copied in the mobile phone cameras were uploaded to the social media networks. Video uploading was also common this time. Thrissur Pooram was the star all the festival websites.
The turnout of foreigners was also very impressive. They were vying with each other to get placed just in front of the jumbos.
As the world community saw the Pooram live this time only thronging of foreigners en-masse is sure to happen in the years to come.