Onam

Onam

The popularly celebrated festival of Kerala is Onam which is celebrated either during the months August or September. The festival lasts for 10 days and the people celebrate it well by singing, dancing and engaging in various religious functions. It is a harvest festival and this denotes the arrival of the legendary king Mahabali who

The popularly celebrated festival of Kerala is Onam which is celebrated either during the months August or September. The festival lasts for 10 days and the people celebrate it well by singing, dancing and engaging in various religious functions. It is a harvest festival and this denotes the arrival of the legendary king Mahabali who was believed to have ruled Kerala. It is believed that the king visits his subjects once in a year during Onam. The people decorate their courtyard with flowers to welcome the king Mahabali. An exciting function that takes place during this festival is the snake boat race.

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