A Project by : Aries Marine
Pallana Boat Race
The snake boat race is more of a festival than a race in Kerala, India. Snake boat races are usually held before Onam, the state festival of Kerala in August or September every year.
Some of the most celebrated snake boat races are Aranmula Uthrattadi Vallamkali, Payippad Jalotsavam and Nehru Trophy Boat Race. These boat races are held in Punnamada backwaters in Alapuzha and are known for it exuberant energy, team spirit along with the mixture of music that is vanchipaatu (snake boat song) and festivity.
Huge crowds gather near the water side with an atmosphere filled with joy, fun and exhilarating team energy cheering up their favorite participants.
Aries Punnamada Chundan after its successful launch took part in Kumaranasan Smaraka Jalotsavam - Pallana Race and achieved a successful victory with great delight and immense team spirit. Proving to be a great encouragement, Aries team enjoyed its success with utmost satisfaction and happiness on the beautiful design of Aries Punnamada Chundan.
The next vital achievement for Aries Punnamada Chundan was the support we propagated in Punnamada Lake during the prestigious Nehru Trophy Boat Race named after India’s first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. Aries Chundan, in this occasion was successfully set to sail with about 107 women and a couple of other helmsmen. The 144ft long Aries Punnamada Chundan posed to be a challenge with its traditional yet scientifically inclined features and stood exceptional with its speed and stability.
Aries Punnamada Chundan with its initial challenges sets mark to be the tremendous success in snake boat building industry both nationally and internationally.