Kerala can be named as the Land of Festivals.
Life is a Celebration for Malayalee and thus festivals are an essential
part of Kerala. The annual Calendar of Kerala is filled with various festivals,
fairs, temple festivals, feasts etc. All people irrespective of cast and
religion, celebrate all the festivals with equal importance. National
Festival of Kerala is Onam, a harvest Festival celebrated in honour of
King Mahabali. Every Festival have its own history and traditions behind
them. Each festival showcase an eternal harmony of spirit. The other festivals
which make the life of Keralites colourfull are Vishu, Shivaratri, Pongala,
Thiruvaathira, Makaravilakku at Sabarimala, Bakrid Etc.