Onam is an annual Hindu festival and festival that originated in Kerala, India.
Type of holiday: Malayali festival, Kerala Festival
Significance: Harvest festival
According to legend, the festival was celebrated in honor of King Mahabali, who is said to have visited Kerala during the Onam period.
Onam celebrations include boat races, tiger
arrangement, worship, Onam Kali, Tug of War, women's dance, mask dance, martial arts, music
, plantain offerings, costumes, folk songs and dance, and other celebrations.