Onam the greatest festivals of Kerala, is a ten day celebration which takes place in the Malayalam month of Chingam (August – September).
Onam festival starts on Atham (the first day) and continues till Thiru Onam (Thiruvonam), the tenth and the biggest day of Onam festival.
Each day of Onam has a special significance.
In 2016 Onam (Thiruvonam) will be celebrated on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 which is a Holiday in southern part of the country.
Onam 2016 Dates :
- Atham (1st Day of Onam) – 4th September 2016
- Chithira (2nd Day of Onam) – 5th September 2016
- Chodhi (3rd Day of Onam) – 6th September 2016
- Visakam (4th Day of Onam) – 7th September 2016
- Anizham (5th Day of Onam) – 8th September 2016
- Thriketa (6th Day of Onam) – 9th September 2016
- Moolam (7th Day of Onam) – 10th September 2016
- Pooradam (8th Day of Onam) – 11th September 2016
- Uthradam (9th Day of Onam) – 12th September 2016
- Thiruvonam (10th Day of Onam) – 13th September 2016
Additional Days of Onam :
- Avittam (11th Day of Onam) – 14th September 2016
- Chathayam (12th Day of Onam) – 15th September 2016
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