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Onam 2017: Gorgeous photos of this year’s Onam celebrations across the state

Thiruvananthapuram: Onam is celebrated with much fanfare not only in Kerala but by Malayalis across the world. The 10-day festival concludes with Thiruvonam, which – according to folklore – is said to be the day when the beloved demon king Mahabali visits earth. From a nine-course feast called Onasadya to festivities called Onakalikal, Onam is the most important annual festival for Malayalis.

Kozhikode: Students participate in a tug of war competition during Onam celebrations at a school in Kozhikode on Thursday. PTI Photo.

Kochi: A view of the ‘Atham’ procession taken out at Thrippunithura in Kochi on Friday. Atham marks the beginning of Onam festival in Kerala. PTI Photo.
Performers painted to look like tigers dance during festivities marking the start of the annual harvest festival of Onam in Kochi, India August 25, 2017. REUTERS/Sivaram V.
Kochi : Artists in Atham procession of Onam festival in Thrippunithura, Kochi on Friday. PTI Photo.

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