Global civil society activity in Thrissur, India

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Thrissur is a city and headquarters of the Thrissur district in Kerala, India.It is also known as gods own town, it is famous for pooram festival, one of the most celebrated festival in the world It is the third largest urban agglomeration in Kerala after Kochi and Calicut urban areas and the 20th largest in India. Thrissur is also known as the "cultural capital of Kerala" because of its cultural, spiritual and religious leanings throughout history. The city is built around a 65-acre (26 ha) hillock called the Thekkinkadu Maidan which seats the Vadakkumnathan temple. Thrissur was once the capital of the Kingdom of Cochin. It is located 268 kilometres (167 mi) towards north-west of the state capital city Trivandrum. One of the main cultural events in Thrissur is the Thrissur Pooram, which attracts quite a number of tourists and travellers.

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Organizations based in Thrissur

Congregation of the Holy Family Est. 1914

International Teak Information Network Est. 1995

View More profiles (2 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Past Events in Thrissur

2009 World waterfowl conference – World's Poultry Science Association
2009 World Waterfowl Conference – Asian Pacific Federation of the World's Poultry Science Association Branches
2003 International conference on ageing
2002 Meeting on diseases and insects in forest nurseries – International Union of Forest Research Organizations

View More Past Events (4 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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