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Onam 2019 Date: When is Onam 2019?

Onam 2019 Date in Kerala: According to the Malayalam calendar, Onam, the annual harvest festival of the state of Kerala is usually celebrated for 10 days in the month of Chingam, which, as per the Gregorian calendar, overlaps with the months of August-September.

Onam special: Here's what Onam sadhya, the traditional feast, is all about (with recipes)

It is on the 10th day of festivities or Thiruvonam that the lavish Onam Sadhya is cooked in all households.


Happy Onam 2019: Wishes Images, Quotes, Greetings, Messages, Status, Wallpaper and Pictures

Happy Onam 2019 Wishes Images, Quotes, Status, Greetings Card, Messages, Photos: Here are some of the wishes that you can share with your friends and family.

Harbhajan Singh comes up with a cheeky Onam wish for S Sreesanth

Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan posted a photo in traditional attire. Dhawan scored two consecutive fifties in the recently-concluded India A vs South Africa A series.

Onam 2019: How to celebrate the festival with kids

Happy Onam 2019: Not just celebrations, you should also get your child interested in knowing more about Onam. The festival falls on the 22nd nakshatra Thiruvonam in the Malayalam calendar month of Chingam.

World’s first, fully floral interactive pookkalam at Technopark

Decorated with flowers, the pookkalam has digital data encoded in it in the form of a QR code.


Onam festivities begin in Kerala

According to legends, the festival is celebrated to welcome King Mahabali, whose spirit is believed to visit Kerala at the time of Onam to see his subjects.

'After our lives, who's gonna take this forward': Floods intensify fears of Chendamangalam's hand-loom weavers

The floodwaters devoured their homes and their factory, knocking aside centuries-old wooden looms, sinking fabric worth lakhs of rupees and in the process, bringing their livelihoods to a virtual halt.

Kerala floods: Tragedy is forgotten for a day, camps celebrate Onam

Kerala floods: Film celebrities such as Mammootty and political leaders thronged the camps for the Onam dinner and to pledge support to the affected people.

Onam 2018: History, significance and timings of puja

Onam 2018: The celebration continues for 10 days, beginning with Attham and ending up with Thiruvonam. The public holidays are declared four days before the festival, which is on the day of Uthradom. Know the significance, history and timings of Subh Puja here.

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Happy Onam 2019: Malayalis celebrate the harvest festival across India

From a nine-course feast called Onasadya to festivities called Onakalikal, Onam is the most important annual festival for Malayalis.

Subdued Onam celebrations in flood-battered Kerala

Onam 2018: Keralites celebrate Onam as the state gradually recovers from the disastrous floods that ravaged the coastal state and caused a horrendous loss of life and property which has been recorded as unprecedented in recent times.


People across India celebrate Onam festival with enthusiasm

The festival of Onam is celebrated in Kerala, in South India, and by Malayalam speaking people all over the world.