Malabar River Festival: Kozhikode To Host Whitewater Kayaking Championship. Here’s All About It

by Shreya Ghosh
Malabar River Festival: Kozhikode To Host Whitewater Kayaking Championship. Here’s All About It

Kayaking has always been a favourite water sport for most adventure enthusiasts. The thrill of riding on a narrowboat and paddling it around to witness the natural beauty surrounding all around is a beautiful experience. And if you are also an adventure buff and want to feel the adrenaline rush while kayaking, you surely need to know about the Malabar River Festival. This fest offers you lifelong memories to cherish forever.

Here Are All The Deets About The Malabar River Festival:

This high-spirited event welcomes participants and guests from different corners of the world. This seems like the perfect destination for thrill seekers where they gather together and take part in the adventurous international whitewater kayaking championship.

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  • Kozhikode in Kerala is the host city of this exciting festival.
  • Malabar River Festival is all set to kickstart on 4 August and is going to continue till 6 August 2023.
  • This 3-day international whitewater kayaking championship is taking place at the Chalipuzha River and Iruvazhinjipuzha River in Kozhikode.
  • This year is going to be the 9th edition of the Malabar River Festival and more electrifying than before.
  • Kerala Tourism organises this event every year.

This festival witnesses the competition of some of the world’s best and most experienced kayakers each and every year. Did you know that the Malabar River Festival is actually one of the largest whitewater kayaking events in Asia? Now doesn’t it make the festival grander?

Participants Have Started Reaching Kozhikode

The event is all set to begin this Friday. The competitors have already begun reaching their destination.

Participants from the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Israel, South Africa, and Kazakhstan are taking part in the Malabar River Festival this year, according to a report by Onmanorama. Some have arrived at Kozhikode and the rest will be reaching very soon. Not just international competitors, but sportspersons from India are also participating in this event. This year, kayakers from Delhi, Karnataka, Kerala, and Uttarakhand are competing at the whitewater kayaking championship.

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The international competition is surely a major highlight of this month in Kozhikode. Are you excited about the thrilling event?

Cover Image Courtesy: Twitter/ Kerala Tourism (@KeralaTourism)