Onam is not only the most popular festival of Kerala, its soul rests on acts of bravery. As the people of Kerala make lavish display of their talents and culture, the Men folk is commonly seen playing games that include acts of bravery. The most famous games commonly encountered are:
It is a common name for all the games that are played during the festival of Onam over a period of ten-days. The sports are energy-oriented and are generally played by men.
This game involves a ball, and is played in groups.
This game is totally based on strength, and is a one to one fight between men. This sport is immensely popular and huge crowd of spectators view and enjoy this wrestling sort of fight.
Kayyankali being a one on one fight and that too a rough one, attakalam is also a fight but is performed in groups and less severe.
It is a game similar in many ways to the popular game of Kabaddi, yet it involves much higher strength, will, zeal, patience, tactics, and skill set.
Onam (Kerala) Festivals Video
dancing in onam festival
ओणम पर खेली जाने वाली गेम्स का वीडियो देखें और हिंदी में जानकारी पढ़ें, क्लिक करें