Machad mamangam, an important festival of central Kerala, will begin on Tuesday with processions carrying huge models of horses (poikkuthiras) from different desams . A percussion ensemble led by Kalamandalam Parameswaran Mararm and Kizhakoottu Aniyan Marar will be held at 2 p.m. The festival will conclude on February 22.

— Special Correspondent

More In: KERALA | NATIONAL