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Onam, Thiruvonam

August 21, 2021

Onam, Thiruvonam

ओणम ഓണം

  • Fri, 20th: First Onam, Pradosh Vrat, Varalaksmi Vrat
  • Sat, 21st: Thiruvonam, Onam, Rigved Upkarma

Please note, all the public events and Onam programs during Lockdown are cancelled.

Malayali New Year, Annual Harvest, Cultural and Religious festival originated in Southern part of India specially in Kerala state. People from all religions participate in this festival. The festival is celebrated across the globe. Malayali Samaj and communities in New Zealand organizes various functions and performances to celebrate Onam.

The celebrations include

  • Onathappan (Prayers)
  • Dances: Pulikali (Tiger dance), Kummattikali (Mask dance), Atthachamayam (Folk songs & dance), Thumbi Thullal (Women’s dance)
  • Boat races (Vallam Kali)
  • Flower decoration (Pookkalam)
  • Others such as Tug of war, Music performances

Special Prayers / Puja at Kurinchi Kumaran Temple, Wellington



August 21, 2021
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