Onam is the biggest traditional festival in the Indian state Kerala. It falls in the Malayalam month of Chingam which occurs in the month of August or September and also marks the homecoming of the King Mahabali. Onam is one of most few festivals in India with different cultural events like Pookalam, Vallam Kali, Puli Kali, Onatthapan, Onavillu, Athachamayam, etc.
India is land of diverse religions and every state of the country marks the traditional festivals. It is also referred as the harvest festival, has a unique and traditional dance called Kaikotti kali or Thiruvathira Kali. Onam is a ten-day festival, the first day (Atham) and the last day (Thiru Onam) are the important days among. From this page, viewers can download the Happy Onam Images 2016, Wallpapers and Onam Status for Facebook and Whatsapp.
From vibrant floral designs (Pookalam) to tantalising feasts, Onam is the time to relish the sights, sounds, smells and flavours of authentic Kerala. It is indeed a happy occasion not only marking just harvest but also the start of something new.
The most important things in Onam are the ‘Onakoddi’, and the new clothes are worn on this day, and people gather at one place and celebrate with large feasts. Usually, a feast is served on the banana leaves and serves with rice along with at least four dishes. Traditional pickles and papadam are also served on this day.
At Thrissur, fully decorated elephants move out in a procession and present the regal view. It is one of the traditional events which are performed during Onam celebrations. While at Cheruthuruthy, the famous Kathakali artists cast a spell on the audience with their magic performance. People dress up as tigers and lions and dance at Swaraj Round in Thrissur.
Women perform graceful traditional clap dance, Kaikotikalli. Vallamkalli, the famous snake boat race is also organised at several parts of the state. There is also a tradition of swinging on Onam festival. All young men and women take the pleasure on decorated swing while singing traditional songs. Here we have presented you the Best Collection of Happy Onam Wallpapers 2016 free download, Images and Status to share in your social networking sites.