Thrissur Pooram, the festivals of festivals is celebrated with all the majesty and grandeur. It is one of the most famous cultural festivals of our country. Thrissur Pooram, which is the brainchild of Sakthan Thampuran, is usually held in the Malayalam month of Medam (April- May). Tens of thousands of people around the globe gather to witness the pompous festival. With majestic caparisoned elephants, the kudamattom, Elanjithara melam along with the fireworks that last all the night long is the major attraction of this famous festival.