Bangalinet
a home away from home
  HOME   FEEDBACK    TELL A FRIEND    WEB SITE DESIGN    CAREER WITH US    CONTACT US

Festivals
Durga Puja
Associations
Learn Bangla
Beng. Marriage
Art & Craft
Great Indians
Beauty Care
Recipe
Astrology
Beng. Section
Bengal
Calcutta
Beng. Calendar
Wallpapers
Movie
Music
E-Card
Shopping
E-Puja Room 
News
E-mail
Month's Events
Weather 
Chat
Education
Join Us
Advertise
Website links
Link to us
Guest Corner
Services
WebSite Design

  Onam                  
Next Page
   

Onam is the prime festival of Kerala. But, there is a lot more to Onam than being just a celebration. Onam Festival falls in the Malayali month of Chingam (Aug - Sep) and marks the return of legendary King Mahabali. Celebration of Onam lasts for ten days and brings out the best of Kerala customs and convention. Onam reflects

 
 

the devotion of the people of Kerala; A trust in their renowned past, faith and supremacy of worship.Itshows the elevated spirit of the people who go out of the way to rejoice the celebration in the prescribed mode and an impressive style.

 
 

Wealthy enriching tradition of Kerala comes out in its most excellent appearance and fortitude during the ten day long fiesta. It is certainly a treat to be a part of the impressive carnival. People of Kerala make elaboratearrangements to rejoice it in the greatest possible manner. First day, Atham and tenth day, Thiruonam are most vital of all. Fame and presentation of rich culture of the state during the festival made Onam the National Festival of Kerala in 1961. Elaborate feasts, folk songs, graceful dances, vigorous games, elephants, boats and flowers all are a part of the vibrant festival called Onam. Government of India has taken due notice of this vivacious and glowing festival. It endorses Onam globally in a big way and celebrates 'Tourist Week' for Kerala throughout Onam merriment.

 
 

Best of Season and Weather
Onam is also a harvest festival. It is renowned at a time when the whole thing appears so pleasant and excellent. The gorgeous scenery of Kerala can be seen in its full sparkle at this time of the Malayalam New Year. Weather, it seems, also search for to be a part of the carnival. It contributes by becoming delightfully warm and sunny. Fields look dazzling with a plentiful crop. Farmers experience on pinnacle of the world as they observe the consequence of their tough labor with satisfaction.

 
 

Cultural Extravaganza
One of the most excellent facets of Onam is the unfolding of its wealthy and entrenched ethnicity. We see not just glimpses but a whole range of it in the ten-day-long celebration. Pulikali, Kaikottikali, Kummattikalli, Kathakali, Thumbi Thullal besides a number of other folk arts and traditions can be seen on one stand called Onam.

 
 

Of Unity and Team Spirit
The splendor of the fiesta lies in its secular fabric. People of all religions, castes and communities rejoice the festival with equivalent delight and vitality. Onam also helps to generate an ambiance of tranquility and brotherhood by way of a variety of team sports prepared on the day. These are together called Onakalikal. Some of them are rigorous sports like Talappanthukali, Kutukutu and combats like Kayyankali and Attakalam. Archery is also a element of Onakalikal. Senior members have their share of excitement by playing indoor games like cards and chess. There is also a custom of swinging on Onam. An ornamented swing is swung on a high bough and young men and women take the enjoyment on it while playing conventional songs.
Onam is the obsession of the people of Kerala. And, pride of India!

 
                     
Next Page
 

Buy our ad space Know about us Express yourself  
   
 
HOME || FESTIVALS || DURGA PUJA || RECIPE || CALENDAR || CALCUTTA || ART & CRAFT || CHAT || E-PUJA || MONTH'S SPECIAL
GREAT INDIANS || BENGALI SECTION || BENGALI MARRIAGE || BABY'S NAME || WALLPAPER || BENGAL || WEATHER || TRAVEL
MOBILE WALLPAPER || E-CARD || MOVIE || WEBSITE LINKS || ASSOCIATIONS || SHOPPING || ASTROLOGY || MUSIC || BEAUTY CARE
TIGER || NEWS || GUEST CORNER || FEEDBACK || LINK TO US || FOR ADVERTISING || SERVICES || CONTACT || BENGALI CALENDAR

Graphics, Sound or content copied or produced in part or whole in any media will be illegal.
Persons or websites caught using our material will be penalized.


Privacy Statement || Copyright
Copyright 1999-2014 BANGALINET.COM