Friday, August 28, 2009

Onam - The Biggest Festival of Kerala

Onam is the biggest festival in the Indian state of Kerala (കേരളം മലയാളം). Onam Festival falls during the Malayali month of Chingam (Aug - Sep) and marks the homecoming of legendary King Mahabali. Carnival of Onam lasts for ten days and brings out the best of Kerala culture and tradition. Intricately decorated Pookalam, ambrosial Onasadya, breathtaking Snake Boat Race and exotic Kaikottikali dance are some of the most remarkable features of Onam - the harvest festival in Kerala.

Wiki link of Onam

Here is a short video about Onam and Kerala created by Sooraj Dominic

tags: uthradam Thiruvonam Ponnonam Thiruvathirakali Keralam Malayalam Chingham Ulsavam Malayali Mallu
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