Malabar River Festival next month: Kayakers from across the world to take part

The event will be held from July 25 to 28. File Photo

The 10th edition of the Malabar River Festival will be held across 8 panchayats at the rapid waters of Kozhikode's Thusaharagiri, Chalipuzha and Iruvazhinjipuzha from July 25 to 28. The four-day event will involve over 100 professionals from India and kayakers from about 20 countries. While the event is known the best for its white-water kayaking, it has various events including 'The Extreme Race,' 'Boater Cross' and 'Giant Slalom,' alongside other programmes like water rallies, swimming championships, water polo, fish bait contests and more as part of it. It is organised by the Adventure Tourism Promotion Society aka ATPS, the District Tourism Promotion Council and the Kozhikode District Panchayat. Last year, Amith Thapa of India and Ava Christensen of the USA bagged the Rapid Raja and Rapid Rani titles. 

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