Onam is a large, significant festival for Malayalis, and is celebrated with lots of pomp and circumstance through out Kerala. This holiday kicks off in mid-August, also known as Chingam. This is the first month of the Malayalam solar calendar.
The festival begins on the day known as Atham and culminates on the 10th day, Thiru Onam or Thiruvonam, which means “Sacred Onam Day”. From beautiful decor to fabulous fashions, this period is a time where Kerala really shines.
Here are some great options for decorating your homes, communities and celebrating this longstanding tradition.
100 LED SOLAR POWERED LIGHTS
Perfect for decorating trees in your community or backyards for this momentous occasion. You can get them here.
Use these glow in the dark pebbles to create beautiful pathways, plants, gardens, waterscapes and many landscapes. You can get them here.
SOLAR STRING LIGHTS WITH METALLIC GOLD BALLS
These beautiful string of lights are the perfect addition to any onam celebration. Each light is surrounded by mesh for a wonderfully chic look. The light gives off a warm glow on patios or around windows. You can get that here.
Stainless steel pineapple slicer
Delicious fruit is often a part of our celebrations, so you might as well have a way to prepare it easily. Pineapple cutters are great because it helps you to peel pineapples in under one minute using a simple twisting motion! You can quickly cut up the pineapple for your drinks and meals. Get that here.
REVLON SUPER LUSTROUS LIPSTICK
When it comes to makeup, nothing looks better than a beautifully painted bright lip. Revlon is a classic brand with a wide range of colors that accommodate the beautiful, wide array of Indian skin tones. You can get one here.