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#PHOTOS: Onam celebrations in flood-battered Kerala

A man perform theyyam,which is an ancient ritual seen in North Malabar temples of Kerala ;at St Joseph Girls School in Kanichukulangara on the day of Thiruvonam.Onam is a ten day festival of prosperity celebrated by people of Kerala.They believe that king Mahabali visit his people on every Onam.Express Photo by Vignesh krishnamoorthy.25,August,2018,Kerala

The festival of Onam is in itself a great celebration. The celebration comprises of boat races, tiger dances, flower arrangement, worship, tug of war, women’s dance, mask dance, martial arts, music, plantain offerings, costumes, folk songs, dance and other celebrations. (Express Photos by Vignesh Krishnamoorthy)