Onam is without doubt the most popular secular festival in Kerala. It is celebrated annually with great pomp and splendor by all Malayalees, irrespective of caste, religion, background or status.

God’s own country is gloriously transformed during the season of Onam to celebrate the visit of King Mahabali. From vibrant floral decorations to tantalizing feasts, Onam is a time to truly relish the sights, sounds, smells and flavors of true Kerala.

Onam is indeed a happy occasion, marking not just the harvest but the start of something new. Check out the infographic below to get a glimpse of what Onam is all about.

9 Fascinating Facts About Onam

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