Kerala State Holiday List 2024

Kerala, often referred to as “God’s Own Country,” is known for its rich cultural traditions and diverse festivals. This article is going to discuss in detail about  Kerala State Holiday List 2024. Some of the most celebrated state festivals in Kerala include:

  1. Onam: Onam is the most significant and widely celebrated festival in Kerala. It marks the harvest season and is associated with the legendary king Mahabali. The festival involves elaborate floral carpet decorations (Pookalam), traditional dances (Thiruvathira Kali and Pulikali), snake boat races (Vallamkali), and a grand feast (Onasadya).
  2. Vishu: Vishu is the Malayalam New Year celebrated in April. The festival involves the setting up of a Vishukkani, a display of auspicious items, which people view first thing in the morning. Vishu also includes traditional sweets, firecrackers, and cultural performances.
  3. Thrissur Pooram: Thrissur Pooram is one of the most famous temple festivals in Kerala, celebrated in Thrissur. It involves a grand procession of decorated elephants, traditional percussion ensembles like Chenda Melam, and fireworks. The festival brings together various temples and communities.
  4. Navaratri: Navaratri, the festival dedicated to the goddess Durga, is celebrated with fervor in Kerala. It involves traditional dances like Kathakali, Mohiniyattam, and Theyyam. The final day, Vijayadashami, marks the victory of good over evil.
  5. Maha Shivaratri: Maha Shivaratri is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is observed with fasting, prayers, and visits to Shiva temples. Special rituals and cultural programs are organized during the night.
  6. Christmas: Christmas is celebrated by the Christian community in Kerala with midnight masses, carol singing, feasts, and festive decorations. Many churches, especially in Kochi and Kottayam, are beautifully illuminated.
  7. Eid-ul-Fitr: Eid-ul-Fitr, the festival marking the end of Ramadan, is celebrated by the Muslim community in Kerala with prayers, feasts, and the exchange of gifts. It is a time of joy and communal harmony.
  8. Easter: Easter is celebrated by Christians to commemorate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The festivities include midnight masses, processions, and feasts.
  9. Nehru Trophy Boat Race: This popular boat race takes place in the Punnamada Lake in Alappuzha. It is part of the larger series of snake boat races held during the Onam season.
  10. Kerala Piravi: Kerala Piravi marks the formation of the state of Kerala on November 1st. It is celebrated with cultural events, parades, and the showcasing of Kerala’s cultural heritage.
Republic Day26-Jan-2024 Friday
Holi25-Mar-2024 Monday
Good Friday29-Mar-2024 Friday
Id-ul-Fitr11-Apr-2024 Thursday
Ram Navami17-Apr-2024 Wednesday
Mahavir Jayanti21-Apr-2024 Sunday
Buddha Purnima23-May-2024 Thursday
Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)17-Jun-2024 Monday
Muharram17-Jul-2024 Wednesday
Independence Day15-Aug-2024 Thursday
Janmashtami (Vaishnava)26-Aug-2024 Monday
Milad-un-Nabi or Id-e-Milad
16-Sep-2024 Monday
Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday2-Oct-2024 Wednesday
Dussehra12-Oct-2024 Saturday
Diwali (Deepavali)31-Oct-2024 Thursday
Guru Nanak’s Birthday15-Nov-2024 Friday
Christmas Day25-Dec-2024 Wednesday

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