Onam is one of the popular festival celebrated in Kerala, India. Â Onam festival is celebrated for Lord Vishnu avtar – ‘Vaman’ and ‘Mahabali’ who was the greatest follower of Lord Vishnu.
Interesting Facts of Onam
- MalayaleesÂ People celebrates this festival with full enthusiasm and joy
- It is a great festival of the Hindu religion (for Malayalees)Â of the Kerala state.
- People do perform traditional dance during Onam.
- Traditional Dance includes â€“ Kaikottikali, Kummattikali, Thumbi Thullal, Kathakali etc
- Onam is the national festival of Kerala and all office and school remain closed during Onam festival.
- Ladies design Pookalam in front of their home using flowers or rangoli.
- People wear new clothes and celebrate at its best during Onam festival.
Celebrated by: Hindu
Celebrated in: Mainly in Kerala, India
Celebrated in Month: August â€“ September every year
Category of festival: Harvest festival
Fall in 2013:Â 16th September 2013.
Fall in 2012: 29thÂ of August 2012.
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