Onam is a traditional Hindu festival celebrated in the southern Indian state of Kerala to mark the annual harvest and to welcome the legendary king Mahabali. This year, it will be observed on Tuesday, August 29, 2023. The festival is celebrated over a period of ten days with a variety of cultural events and festivities, including feasting, dancing, and decorating homes with floral designs. The highlight of the festival is the traditional Onam Sadya, a grand feast consisting of 21-28 vegetarian dishes served on a banana leaf. The festival is an occasion for families to come together and celebrate their cultural heritage and is a time of joy and merriment for all.