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 2017 Onam (Thiruvonam) will be celebrated on Monday, September 4, 2017 which is a Holiday in southern part of the country.
Onam 2017 Dates :
- Atham (1st Day of Onam) – 26th August 2017
- Chithira (2nd Day of Onam) – 27th August 2017
- Chodhi (3rd Day of Onam) – 28th August 2017
- Visakam (4th Day of Onam) – 29th August 2017
- Anizham (5th Day of Onam) – 30th August 2017
- Thriketa (6th Day of Onam) – 31st August 2017
- Moolam (7th Day of Onam) – 1st September 2017
- Pooradam (8th Day of Onam) – 2nd September 2017
- Uthradam (9th Day of Onam) – 3rd September 2017
- Thiruvonam (10th Day of Onam) – 4th September 2017
Additional Days of Onam :
- Avittam (11th Day of Onam) – 5th September 2017
- Chathayam (12th Day of Onam) – 6th September 2017
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