Onam 2016, Thiru Onam 2016 date

Onam (Thiru Onam) is the biggest festival of Kerala. In 2016, Thiruonam date is September 13. First Onam date is September 12. Onam is a harvest festival celebrated in the Malayalam Chingam Month (August -September).

Onam festival represents the grand welcome to the demon king Mahabali. As per the popular belief, King Mahabali visits the state of Kerala during the festival of Thiru Onam.

Onam is celebrated for ten days. Starting from the Atham, Onam festival lasts for ten days and the tenth day is the most celebrated Thiru Onam. During Onam festival, Kerala people celebrate many events – games, cultural events, dances and singing songs.

Pookalam (rangoli designs) are the important event of Onam festival. Floral carpets welcoming King Mahabali brings out the cultural front of Onam festival. Pookalam are the floral designs made of flour and different colours and paints.

Thiru Onam 2016 date in USA & Canada – September 13

Thiru Onam 2016 date in UK & Europe – September 13

Thiru Onam 2016 date in UAE & Gulf countries – September 13

Thiru Onam 2016 date in Singapore – September 13

Thiru Onam 2016 date in Malaysia – September 13

Thiru Onam 2016 date in Australia – September 13

Thiru Onam 2016 date in New Zealand – September 13

Thiru Onam 2016 date in South Africa – September 13

Here is the Total ten festivals of Onam – Onam 2016 calendar – Ten festivals of Onam 2016.

Special recipes for Onam festival

Ten days of Onam Festival

History of Onam Festival

How Onam is Celebrated?

Customs of Onam Festival

Pookalam (Atham) – Floral designs of Onam festival

King Mahabali’s homecoming during Onam Festival

Onasadya – Grand feast of delicacies on Onam

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14 Comments

  1. Abivanth says:

    what album name should i put for onam pictures

  2. Yashita says:

    2013 sept malayala manorama calandar – onnam dates

  3. Mehak says:

    what is the date of thiruvonam this year

  4. Pann-gesh says:

    palan for makara raasi tiruonam nakshatram on 21st april 2015

  5. Dalpati says:

    malayala manorama calendar to see onam dates of 2015

  6. Vilochan says:

    what is the date of thiruvonam in 2015

  7. Sachetan says:

    I was told that we should not sign contracts etc (like house contracts) at this time. Is this right?

  8. VJ SATHISH says:

    I LIKE ONAM FESTIVAL bcos of Onasadya that is prepared on Thiruonam which is the important day of celebrations. The feast is essentially a nine course meal featuring 11 to 13 dishes and is traditionally served on a banana leaf.

  9. meera says:

    good article..but to just add to this,as said in the article,pookalam is not made of flour or paints..it should be made of flowers

  10. VAIBHAVI says:

    the onam festival is verry big and imp festival in kerla AND I LOVE it SO MUCH

  11. VAIBHAVI says:

    i like onma fesitval so much and i pray to god i clebreated the festival my future with my family and my love

  12. Thangasurabi says:

    Onam is the only festival for which I wait year love. I just love everything about Onam. The Onam food is epic and I just love it. My grandmother used to make Olan for Onam all the time. She still does. I managed to find a similar recipe like my grandmothers online.. Here it is, just in case you want to make it too.. http://www.ifood.tv/recipe/olan … Onashamsakal!

  13. Kerala Honeymoon Tours says:

    thank you very much for such a grate information its very helpful for me

  14. Anil says:

    Hello,
    I was looking for Thiru Onam 2015 date. You have given wrong dates.
    Please don’t give wrong informaton to the public people. Before putting any dates pleae check and publish.

    I have put the informaton you have given below.
    http://104.155.204.4/vratas-pujas/onam-2010-thiru-onam-2010/

    Onam, also called as Thiru Onam, is the biggest festival of Kerala. Onam is a harvest festival celebrated in the Malayalam month of Chingam (August – September). Thiru Onam 2011 date is August 24. Uthradam or First Onam is celebrated on August 23. Onam festival represents the grand welcome to the demon king Mahabali. As per the popular belief, King Mahabali visits the state of Kerala during the festival of Thiru Onam. Onam 2010 date was August 23.

    Onam is celebrated for ten days. Starting from the Atham, Onam festival lasts for ten days and the tenth day is the most celebrated Thiru Onam. During Onam festival, Kerala people celebrate many events – games, cultural events, dances and singing songs.

    Pookalam (rangoli designs) are the important event of Onam festival. Floral carpets welcoming King Mahabali brings out the cultural front of Onam festival. Pookalam are the floral designs made of flour and different colours and paints.