: Alappuzha, Kerala
Centre of Activity
: Shrine at Edathua
: From 27th April to 7th May
: Edauthua Church
Situated on the banks of the Pamba river, this huge shrine at
Edathua- 23 kms south-east of Alappuzha, resembles the churches of medieval Europe.
The annual feast here starts on the 27th of April with the hoisting of the flag and concludes on the 7th of May. During the feast, the statue of
St. George, decked in gold regalia, is carried out and placed on the dais in the centre of the basilica.
All the prayers and related rituals are conducted here for the duration of these days. Devotees from all element of the state attend the festival.