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    I want the list of 10 days of festivals during Onam in Kerala


    Onam is the main and the most revered festival of Kerala, the state well known as God’s own country. Onam is a harvest festival and is celebrated with joy and happiness all over the state by people of all communities and also across everywhere in the world where ever a malayali lives. In 2013, Onam festival date is September 16. Read more here – https://hindupad.com/onam/onam-is-a-festival-of-grand-onasadhya-pookalam/


    One to five days of Onam festival in Kerala

    On the first day of Onam, it is believed that King Mahabali starts his preparations to descend from heaven to Kerala on this day. Elephant processions, folk art presentations, music and dancing make this day a spectacular event which attracts tourist. Read more here – https://hindupad.com/onam/one-to-five-days-of-onam-festival-in-kerala/


    Six to Ten days of Onam festival in Kerala

    On the sixth day, it is Thriketa during which the schools and public offices starts issuing holidays and people starts packing their bags to their native homes to celebrate the festival with their dear ones.


    Radhakrishnan Iyer

    Specialty of boats during ‘Vallam Kali’

    Another important attraction of Kerala is ‘Vallam kali’, means the boat race. It is the largest team sport of the world. This is an immensely beautiful event of Kerala. During their most prestigious occasion-Onam this event is conducted actually. The beauty, the excitement, the enthusiasm, courage is extra ordinary of this event.

    Lakshmi Chari

    History of Onam Festival
    It is this visit of Mahabali that is celebrated as Onam every year. People make all efforts to celebrate the festival in a grand way and impress upon their dear King that they are happy and wish him well.

    Rajnath Priyam

    Pookalam (Athapoovu): Decorative Floral designs for Onam Festival
    In the state of Kerala, a Hindu festival Onam also called Vamana Jayanthi is celebrated which falls in the months of August-September and lasts for ten days. During this festival, apart from various other arrangements, the courtyards of every household are decorated with Pookalams.


    How Onam festival is celebrated
    Onam is one of the most important festivals for the Keralites across the globe. Traditionally, the day begins at 4 am with family members cleaning the front-yard.

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