Onam 2016 Date is , Wednesday 14th September – Kerala Festival
14th September is Onam 2016 Date
Onam 2016 is the most important festival of kerala, 2016 date of Onam is Wednesday 14th September and that day is celebrated as Thiru onam. This festival is considered as the biggest and popular in kerala. History of Onam festival is related with King Mahabali, he ruled kerala and Vamana avatara of Vishnu. Vallam Kali, Pulikali, Pookkalam, Onathappan, Thumbi Thullal, Onavillu, Kazhchakkula, Onapottan, Atthachamayam are the terms related with Onam. If you are planning to visit kerala for enjoying and celebrating onam, don’t miss all these things. Don’t forgot to attend the Delicious food on the onam day.
Onam 2016 sadya aka food consists of all the ethnic kerala dishes. Aviyal, sambar, thoran, parippu, paayasam, upperi etc are some of the main dishes in a typical ona sadya. All the keralites will celebrate this beautiful festival with preparing ona sadya and wearing new dresses. If you are a tourist and visiting kerala during Onam 2016 season you can also taste the Onam sadya. Now almost all the major hotels offering Ona sadya during the onam holidays. You can check our kerala festival calendar for the full list of major festivals and events in kerala.
Boat races aka vallam kali are one of the important event related with Onam. Kerala bat races start with the Nehru trophy boat race , alappuzha. 13 August 2016 is the nehru trophy 2016 date. in another article we have discussed more about this, you can check for more details about the same. onam is now celebrated by television channels. they are airing special shows and programs during the onam holidays. new generation is absolutely missing the beauty of onam, they are just celebrating onam through television. Enjoy the Celebrate the Onam 2016 Holidays and Advanced Onam wishes to all our readers.