Onam festival is mainly celebrated by the people of Kerala state in India which state holidays on 4 days from Uthradom to Onam Day.
Every year the Onam Festival will be celebrated in the Malayalam month of Chingam which normally occurs in the month of August / September.
The Onam festival is also considered to be a harvest festival of the Kerala state in India.
This year the Onam Festival is to be celebrated on 7th September 2014 in Kerala and the Onam festival will be celebrated for 10 days.
Ten Days of Onam Celebration List:
On this Onam festival days the Malayali raise early in the morning and will be having special prayers at the temples.
For the Onam festival special foods and Onam special recipes will be prepared and share among family members, relatives and friends.
On account of Onam festival the Indian Railways will be arranging Onam special trains 2014 and the Kerala Government will also be running Onam special buses 2014 in and around the Kerala state of India.
Onam Pookalam and special Onam rangoli designs will be made on account of the Onam festivals in all the houses.
Vallamkali which is the snake boat race will also be conducted for the Onam festival every year in Kerala along with other boat races like Aranmula Boat Race and the Nehru Trophy Boat Race.
For the Onam festival people share their wishes by sending Onam SMS messages, wall papers, wall posts, images, gifts, greetings cards to their relatives and friends.
Onam Pookalam Designs:
Onam 2014 SMS Messages:
May the spirit of onam remains
everywhere whatever you do
whatever you think
whatever you hope in your life
Happy Onam 2014 !!!