Famous Kerala boat race goes global, gets recreated in Canada; watch viral video
Kerala's conventional Boat Race recreated in Professor's Lake, Brampton, Canada. Twenty-one teams, including two groups of women, participated in the traditional boat race.
The famous Kerala Boat Race was recreated at a lake in Canada as a part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' celebrations to commemorate 75 years of India's Independence.
On August 29, 2021, the Malayalee community in Canada recreated the famous Kerala Boat Race in Professor's Lake, Brampton. Totally 21 teams, including two groups of women, participated in the conventional boat race.
This video was shared on Twitter by Union Minister of State for External Affairs, V Muraleedharan, with the caption "Kerala Boat Race goes global".
As per the sources, there were 11 members on each boat. The event was arranged by India in Toronto as an initiative by the Consulate General of India and Brampton Malayalee Samajam.
The Brampton Malayalee Samajam is a non-profit, non-political, secular, and cultural federation whose primary objective is protecting and managing the culture, language, and heritage of Kerala. Watch the video.