In India, every second day is the day of festivals, so as Kerala, here in the God’s land every day people celebrates festivals and fairs. They assemble together and share their festivals and fairs together. In Kerala there are wide numerous local festivals which are highly valued and celebrated in Kerala. The festivals are mainly related to the local events of the people. Moreover, in this land there are festivals which have gained huge applause all around the world. The festivities basically boat races, which has social importance and is originated to commemorate religious events. As merry-making is observed as festival of Kerala and besides that there are many occasions which is traditionally celebrated by the localities of the place. Whether religious or social, or modern, the festivals of Kerala are never complete without an art like music, dance and other events.
Onam- was celebrated and observed one the occasion when the Mahabali, retuned the home, the king ruled over Kerala in the age of plenty and was pushed down to the Patala by Lord Vishnu. Moreover, the festival is also known as the harvest festival of Kerala is and celebrated with lots of fervor and gaiety.
The festivals are celebrated with full zeal and to celebrate this, Children go around collecting flowers and decorating them in the front portion of their houses in various patterns and designs. Further, boat races and water carnivals are also celebrated every year and in this festival every year more than tens of thousands of people assemble together and cheering celebrate the occasion. Attukal Pongala is one of its kind and very unique where thousands of ladies assemble together to make offerings by cooking a pudding for the goddess in the Attukal temple. Moreover, the cooked food is taken home after the chief priest of the temple and gives back after sprinkle the holy water and will shower the flowers. Vishu is the festival which is organized in the month of April and is one of the most famous festivals of Kerala. The main celebration is of 'Kani- Kanal'. Interestingly to celebrate this festival god amount of Coconuts, fruits, cereals, and Konna flowers are kept in big pots to prepare Kani. In this festival each family member takes part and younger’s are blessed by elders where they offer money to the young ones. The festivals of Kerala are very traditional and is celebrated with compete ritual norms.