The Story of Onam

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Supported by the Indian Heritage Centre (National Heritage Board, Singapore) this book documents and examines the significance of Onam and how the celebrations in Singapore have evolved over the last 100 years. 

The book comprises several artefacts such as paintings, photographs and newspaper articles as well as poems and songs associated with Onam. It also as an extensive glossary of proverbs and sayings in Malayalam associated with Onam, key term and idioms associated with the celebrations. It will provide insight into this unique celebration that has often been referred to as the 'national holiday' of all Malayalees. 

ISBN: 978-9811457920

Free download of book from National Heritage Board, Singapore's site

https://www.nhb.gov.sg/media/Ebook/Monograph_FA/IHC_Monograph_Onam_(LowRes)/html5/index.html?&locale=ENG&pn=1