Itanagar: The Kerala Kala Samskarika Vedi (KKSV), a socio-cultural organization of Keralites or Malayalees in Arunachal Pradesh Capital, is all set to celebrate the silver jubilee Onam festival here in a grand manner on September 14 next.
Onam is a huge calendar event for the Malayalees and other festival revelers in the capital.
The silver jubilee of Onam festival would be celebrated with enthusiasm, gaiety and pomp in which attractive programmes shall be included.
It is worth-mentioning here that there are about 350 Malayalee families in the capital who are whole-heartedly contributing towards the growth of Malayalee culture.
The KKSV, which was established in 1994 with the objective of bringing all the Malayalees residing in and around the capital under one umbrella that would enable them not only to show-case the rich and varied culture of the state of Kerala but also to work for the welfare of the community and the state of Arunachal Pradesh.
The KKSV has been striving hard to promote the culture, cuisine and other rich traditional practices of the Malayalees since incipience and it has been successful in its venture to a great extent.
The organization has also always encouraged imbibing all the good practices from other cultures to further enrich their own Kerala culture. In an effort to bridge the state of Kerala with other states, Kerala Kala Samskarika Vedi often organizes cultural exchange programmes that help in creating a cultural mosaic and unity in diversity.
The Onam festival celebration that started with a humble beginning in the year 1994 has today grown by leaps and bounds and has completed 24 glorious years of its celebrations in the capital, a press release informed here on Tuesday.