FESTIVALS AND ITS COMMONALITY

ONAM,FESTIVAL OF GODS OWN COUNTRY

ABOUT ONAM

ONAM IS THE MOST IMPORTANT FESTIVAL OF KERALA.IT IS THE HARVEST FESTIVAL OF KERALA.ONAM IS CELEBRATED IN THE FIRST MONTH OF MALAYALAM CALENDAR WHICH OCCURS IN AUGUST-SEPTMBER ACCORDING TO GREGORIAN CALENDAR.IT LASTS FOR TEN DAYS


SPECIALITY OF ONAM

IN ONAM THE MAIN DANCE IS THIRUVADHRA DANCE AND TIGER DANCE.ANOTHER INTRESTING GAME IS THE VALLAMKALLI OR THE SNAKE BOAT RACE HELD IN RIVER PAMBA.IT IS A COLOURFUL SIGHT TO WATCH.BUT STILL THE MOST IMPRESSIVE PART OF ONAM IS THE ONASADYA.IT IS A NINE COURSE MEAL SERVED IN BANANA LEAVES.


SOME PICS

ONAM'S COMMONALITY WITH OTHER REGIONS OF INDIA

1. RAKSHA BANDAN

IT IS ONE OF THE FESTIVALS OCCURING AROUND 6 DAYS LATER OF ONAM.THE DAY SIMBOLIZES LOVE AND UNITY SAME AS ONAM.


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