16th August 2022: Onam – the colourful festival of Kerala’s culture and tradition – is round the corner. The 10-day festivity includes Sadhya, Thiruvathira Kali, Pookalam, Ona-thallu, Pulikali, Onavillu, and welcome songs for King Mahabali. Highlighting Onam’s sublime activities such as Pookalam, aromatic Onasadya, spectacular Snake-boat Race, and the enticing Kaikottikali Dance, News18 Kerala brings to its viewers a special line-up of Onam programmes guaranteeing a complete cultural extravaganza.
The programs lined up for this beautiful festival by News18 Kerala will include folk rituals, music and dance performances, interviews and chat shows with celebrities such as P Jayachandran, Bhavana, and eminent politicians VD Satheeshan, P Prasad, and a lot more. There will also be a special segment on boat races, traditional attires, and unique dishes of Onam, along with a special film release on the festival.
Some of the prominent programs to look for are:
~ Onam with aattam, a special program on a folk ritual called Aattakkalasham that connects Onam and Pulikali, and is observed around Thrissur and Palakkad districts
~ Onam songs and chat with singers of Trivandrum
~ Interview with actress Bhavana
~ Onam with actress Surabhi Lakshmi
~ Minister Veena George with Aranmula Kudumbasree
~ Special program on Nehru trophy boat race
~ Celebrity chef Suresh Pillai with film stars
~ Onam Capsules – 10 Payasam 10 Days
~ Special coverage on Onam celebrations of Onattukara
~ Onam film release
Witness the amazing cultural exchanges of Onam for 10 days, from 30th August to 8th September 2022, only on News18 Kerala