Onam is a festival celebrated by Malayalis in Kerala or in any other part of the world to mark the homecoming of the Great King Mahabali. It is also said to mark the harvest season for Kerala. The festival lasts for ten days and is celebrated with a great splendor.
Grand processions, boat races, and traditional folk dances like Thiruvathira, Kathakali, and Pulikali the tiger dance are all performed throughout the festivities.
The traditional dress code followed during the festivals are basically a white, off white or cream saree with a golden border commonly called as Kerala Saree or Kerala Saree for women and Men with white-colored mundu or dhoti with kasavu border combined with a shirt or kurta is the favorite of all men.
St. Peter's Convent School wishes everyone a very happy Onam.