Cochin Carnival 2013-14
The Cochin Carnival is one of the biggest Carnival held in Fort Kochi as part of New Year Celebrations. Introduced by Portuguese in January 1st 1528, as part of welcoming Portuguese New Year, the traditions went on till 18th century when the City was taken over British and revived in early 80s. This carnival will feature the cultural melting pot of Fort Kochi’s traditions with Portuguese, Dutch, Gujaratis, Konkanis, Malayalees, Andhras, Kannada, Tamil, Arabs, Punjabis and Anglo-Indians.
The 3oth edition of Cochin carnival will be held from December 16, 2013 to January Ist, 2014 at Fort Kochi. Many cultural and entainment programs like mega shows, music programs, kathakali, dance programs and competitions like beach bike race, beach football etc.are the main attraction of this event
Carnival Fair and Amusement park at Fort Kochi Veli Celebration Ground, starts from December 24 – January 1, 2014. The carnival rally will be held on January 1, 2014 – starts from Veli Ground at 3PM.