Statue of Saints – St. Mary’s Forane Church, Athirampuzha

Photos of Statue of Saints – St. Mary’s Forane Church, Athirampuzha, Kottayam, Kerala, India. All these statues are taken out for procession carrying on shoulders during St. Sebastian’s Feast. The procession is a spiritual ablu for the devotees. Band set including school bands, flags, gold-brass-silver wooden crosses, allavattom, venchamaram, Thazahakkuda, theevetti and beaded ornate umbrellas etc make the procession very gorgeous and regal. Ettamidam extends the celebration for eight more days. the principal festal week in from 19th to 26th of January every year. The Festival comes to an end by February 1.

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