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ONAM commemorates the Vamana avatar of Vishnu and the subsequent homecoming of the legendary Emperor Mahabali. It falls during the month of Chingam (August–September) and lasts for ten days .... Explore Dream Discover INDIA with us at http://10yearitch.com/tours/

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6 Top Kerala Onam Festival Attractions (with Dates)

People celebrate the biggest harvest festival "Onam Festival" in Trivandrum, Kerala, India, Sept.20, 2013. Onam is ten days of fun and feasting as Kerala celebrates it with traditional fervor. Every home gets ready to welcome King Mahabali with floral carpets and elaborate feasts. Onam is also the harvest festival in Kerala. And the procession on the last day of Onam is the grandest one. There are as many as 3000 artists, 75 floats and 68 art forms which offer a colorful luster to the…

Holi, Hindu Festival of Colours in India. One day, I will go to this. Basically, the first day people burn all of the evils in the world at bonfires. The next day or so there us throwing colored powder, paint and water. On the last day people wear white to symbolize purity and meet up to rejoice. This is the week of Christian Easter and Jewish passover.