Interesting Facts about Onam 2019

September is the month for the celebration of Onam in Kerala. Onam is one of the most popular and Godlike festivals from God’s own country – Kerala. Onam is the biggest occasion or festival for the people of Kerala to have fun together each year after the harvesting. The celebration of the Onam festival usually starts from the first month of the Malayalam calendar which is also known as Chingam. As per the Gregorian calendar, the festive occasion comes in the month of August or September. And as per the Indian Hindi Calendar, it falls in Bhadon month. | Interesting Facts about Onam 2019 |

Interesting Facts about Onam 2019

Interesting Facts about Onam 2019

Interesting Facts about Onam 2019

The festival of Onam has very ancient origins. It is also known as the festival of Rain flowers. Onam is a harvest festival that is a secular festival celebrated by the people of all religions and caste systems. It is celebrated by the Malayali community around the world. 

Interesting Facts about Onam 2019

Interesting Facts about Onam 2019

This year the most important day of Onam is the Thiru Onam which is going to be celebrated on 11th September. This festival is celebrated with great pomp, energy, and enthusiasm. The life of the festival lies in its cultural practices with a repertoire of events ranging from boat races, dance forms, florals, colorful art, food, and traditional clothing.

Interesting Facts about Onam 2019

Interesting Facts about Onam 2019

The Kathakali, a traditional dance form of Kerala, is very fondly known by all. Apart from this, there are other dances such as Thiruvathira, Pulikali, Kummattikali, Thumbi Thullal, Onam Kali, which are performed during Onam. 

Interesting Facts about Onam 2019

Interesting Facts about Onam 2019

The traditional snake boat race is an essential event during the festival of Onam. It includes races of various kinds such as paddled longboats, snake boats and traditional boats of Kerala. Vachipaatu or the boat song is sung during the boat race to entertain the crowd and encourage the canoers. This event can be witnessed on the Pampa River of Kerala.

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Interesting Facts about Onam 2019

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