The Story of Onam

The Story of Onam by Anitha Devi Pillai
A harvest festival that signifies abundance, Onam is an integral part of Malayalee culture and is celebrated in Singapore by Malayalees from all religions either in their homes or as part of the community. Onam is a unique festival that transcends religion and brings the entire community together. Celebrated over a 10 day period, Onam celebrations are marked with feasting, flowers and festivities. This monograph delves into the traditions and observances associated with this Indian festival.