Onam 2021 date is on August 21, Saturday. Onam is the most famous festival of Kerala. All Malayali’s irrespective of religion celebrates it. Onam festival celebrated in the month of ‘Chingam’, the first month of the Malayalee calendar (August – September of Gregorian Calendar).Onam Pookalam Design Gallery – 1
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The Onam festival is celebrated as the harvest celebrations of Kerala as well as a welcome festival to the season of spring.
Onam commomerates the legend of Mahabali whose reign was considered as the golden era of Kerala. On the occasion of Onam, Malayalee people all over the world celebrate the festival by community get together, games, feasting, exchanging gifts and good wishes. Pookkalam (Floral bouquet), Vallamkali (Boat race), Onasadya with payasam (special preparation), Thiruvathirakali (a dance form) etc are the specialities of Onam.
The Onam 2021 festival lasts for ten days and is celebrated by people from all religious backgrounds in Kerala.