Onam is an annual harvest festival celebrated in Kerala, India.

It is also known as Thiru-Onam or Thiruvonam.

The festival takes place during the Chingam month, typically falling in August or September.

Onam lasts for ten days, with the main day, Thiruvonam, marking the end of the festival.

The festival is observed by the Malayali community with grandeur and fervor.

It commemorates the return of King Mahabali, a legendary ruler associated with prosperity.

Each day of Onam, from Atham to Thiruvonam, holds its own significance.

Traditions include creating pookalams (floral designs), feasting on Onam Sadhya, and participating in cultural performances.

The festival aims to foster unity, cultural pride, and the spirit of togetherness among the people of Kerala.

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