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Onam Festival

Onam is one of the well known festivals of Kerala. This festival falls on the first month of Chingam, according to Malayam calender. This festival is also known as harvest festival of Kerala. As per Gregorian calender, the festival is celebrated on the month of August - September. Onam also marks the home-coming of the legendary King Mahabali. It is a famous carnival of Kerala as it includes Artistic flower carpets known as 'Pookalam',snake boat races, palatable feast with 11 to 13 dishes , Kaikottikkali and Puli Kali dances. The festival is celebrated for a period of 10 days and eEvery Keralite enjoys this festival with lots of joy and enthusiasm. Moreover the festival manifests the rich cultural and traditional aspects of Kerala. The articles in this chapter showcases a variety of gifts that you can send to your loved ones on Onam.

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  • When is Onam

    When is Onam

    Onam is the harvest festival that is celebrated in the beginning of the month of Chingam, the first month of Malayalam Calendar (Kollavarsham), with lots of fun and fervour. This festival is very significant for the Keralites as it marks the home-coming of the famous King Mahabali. Elaborate feasts, traditional songs, colourful pookalams, amazing folk dances, mouth-watering recipes and Uthratadhi Vallamkali (snake boat race) marks the significance of this festival. Gratify your loved ones in this day with a variety of gifts. The articles in this chapter showcases a variety of gifts that you can send to your loved ones to immortalize the festive spirits of Onam.

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  • Onam Gift Ideas

    Onam Gift Ideas

    Onam is celebrated on the first month of Chingam. People celebrate this grand festival by wearing new apparels, preparing delicious dishes, participate in boat race, decorate the house with colorful “Pookalam”  and so on. This special occasion can be made more special by exchanging alluring gifts among each other. The articles in this chapter will give an insight about the different gifts that can be sent to loved ones on Onam and also about other gift ideas for the celebration of the same.

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