Why Is Onam Celebrated ? Most Popular Festival In The Kerala

Onam is a Hindu festival and the Onam festival is origins in the Kerala state of India as well as Onam is a Hindu holiday and the Onam festival is celebrated as a Malayalam calendar and on Chingam month and that is as per Gregorian calendar overlaps with August–September and according to the legends the Onam festival is for the commemorate King Mahabali and his spirit is for visited Kerala at the time of the Onam.

Onam festival is a most popular festival in the Kerala state as well as Onam festival is celebrated with great pomp and show and that festival is believed to be National festival of the Kerala and also the Onam festival is celebrated each year and in the August-September month and that is according to Malayalam calendar. Onam is an basically Hindu festival and the Onam is Observed by the Malayalis as religious and also cultural festival, Kerala state as well as Significance of the Onam is Harvest festival and the Onam festival is Observances by Thiruvathira Kali, Onathallu, Onathappan, Sadya, Tug of War, Onavillu, Kazhchakkula, Puli Kali, Vallamkali, Athachamayam, Thumbi Thullal, Thrikkakarayappan and Pookalam.

Date Onam festival is Chingam (August/September) as well as the date of 2018 is Fri 24 Aug to Mon 27 Aug and the date of 2019 is Tue 10 Sep to Fri 13 Sep and the Frequency of the Onam is Annual. Here we are describing some major attraction of the Onam festival for example Pookkalam, Elephant Procession, Onakalikal, Onasadya, Elephant Procession, Vallamkali Boat Race and also Folk dances.

Pookkalam attraction is refers to making designs with different types of flowers or decorate at front of the gate of house as well as Onasadya is a grand meal and that is prepared at the day of Thiruvonam and Onakalikal is refers to the game play and Vallamkali Boat Race is also known as a boat race and that is most entertaining and interesting event of the Onam festival and on that boats are decorated and also beautifully in different patterns as well as Elephant Procession is the most awaited events of the Onam festival. Folk dances is also one major attraction of the Onam festival and that is include dance performance and that is performed by women and the dance form is Kaikottikali or womens also performs that dance in the circle as well as that dance form is also called a Thumbi Thullal.

Onam festival is a major event of the Malayali peoples and in outside Kerala as well as the Onam festival is a harvest festival or the Onam festival is one of the major Hindu celebrations of Lord Vishnu and Thiruvathira and also that is observed with numerous festivities. Onam festival includes celebrations like Athachamayam (folk songs and dance), Onathallu (martial arts), Thumbi Thullal (women's dance), Pulikali (tiger dances), Onavillu (music), Kummattikali (mask dance), Onapottan (costumes), Onathappan (worship), Onam Kali, Tug of War, Pookkalam (flower arrangement), Vallam Kali (boat races), Kazhchakkula (plantain offerings) and also other celebrations are included.

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