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Onam

Onam, also known as the state festival, of Kerala in India is a Hindu harvest festival. Celebration occurs in during the Malayalam (August/September) month of Chingam.

Celebration\ Observance

Traditional cuisine, music, dance, and a colorful parade mark the harvest festival. It is part of a 10 day fanfare. This restricted holiday allows government and businesses to stay open.

History

The festival marks the remembrance of Vamana avatara of Vishnu and the mythical King Mahabali's homecoming. King Mahabali is considered the Malayalees' king.

Yearly Calendars

Provides calendars for the calendar year for India.


Holiday Dates for the Year

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Holiday Countdown for the Year

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