The vibrant festival of Onam is one of the most popular and significant harvest festivals of Kerala. It is essentially a ten day festival celebrated with great fervor all over the state between August and September. The festival is essentially celebrated by the people to welcome the homecoming of their dearest legendry King Mahabali into their homes. It is believed that the spirit of the king visits the homes of the people at the time of Onam. During the festival, various activities are organized such as the boat racing, music, dance, fireworks and lots more.It is the time of the year when Kerala is exhilarated with trumpets, drums, elephants, boat races, dances, art, music, floral decorations, lights, colours, rituals and the delicious Onasadya without which the celebrations are incomplete. Whether you’re a Malayali or not, the spirit of Onam is Universal.