THE signature vegetarian spread on a banana leaf, marking the harvest festival of Onam, will be the highlight of festivities at the Bahrain Keraleeya Samajam (BKS) tomorrow.
The Onasadya by Chef Maestro Pazhayidam Mohanan Nampoothiri will be served at the club’s premises in Manama.
Celebrations at the club will run until October 7 featuring performances by some of the greatest artists besides traditions and games.
l Festivities continue
Onam celebrations continue at The Indian Club, Manama, this evening with Onachanda (traditional Onam market), Pookkalam (floral display) and tug of war competitions.
It will be followed by a musical night performed by reality show artist and playback singer Sudheesh U Sasikumar. On Friday, Nadaswaram Fusion (fusion using traditional musical instruments) and mega mohiniyattam (traditional classical dance performed by 150 women) will be followed by a musical night led by playback singer Rahul Sathyanadh.
A Ghoshayatra (procession of various social organisations, depicting traditional folklore and costumes of different parts of Kerala) will be held on Saturday followed by a live musical show by Praseetha M Unnichekkan.
The traditional market will continue on Friday and Saturday and all musical events will begin at 7.30pm each day.