By bibinvarghese
2 years ago

Onam our cultural festival

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Onam is our local festival other wise called Thiruvonam Its a traditional harvest festival celebrated in state of india the state called kerala

It is celebrated in August-September month

Onam is official state festival of kerala so the public holidays that start four days of onam eva

The onam festival is a major annual event for kerala Hindu religion

but it is a state festival so we are celebrated together ,

major attraction of onam festival are

It includes in local language called Vallam kali (boat races)

i mention about my last post article boat races that races commenly in onam festivals

2 -Pulikali (tiger dances), its another part of event tiger dance people wear the tiger mask and costumes and and after noon of the one of the day of onam they are dance in public in roads there bodies are painted like that tiger


3-Pookkalam (flower arrangement),

the bellow picture is the one of the pookkalam different type of flowers arranged in round manner there some rules behind the flower arrangement in onam days pokkalam is one of the competition in school collage and other offices and other place church temple etc its the main part of onam

there so many other events but these three are main event in onam others are related to relegious

4 -Onathappan (worship), Tug of War,

5 -Thumbi Thullal (women's dance),

6-Kummati kali (mask dance),

7- Onathallu (martial arts),

8-Onavillu (music),

9 Kazhchakkula (plantain offerings),

10Onapottan (costumes)

, Atthachamayam (folk songs and dance), and other celebration

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