Venue : Indian Cultural centre, Petone
Onam is the national festival of Kerala symbolizing equality, prosperity and the triumph of good. Since 2009, WMA celebrates Onam in Wellington making it the 2nd largest ethnic event in Lower Island. The Onam sadya (feast) is another indispensable part of Thiruvonam mega event. The Onasadya reflects the spirit of the season and is traditionally made with seasonal vegetables. The feast is served on banana leaves and consists of many courses, include over a dozen dishes including payasam(Kheer or firni) which is a sweet pudding. Also we will have cultural dances and other cultural programs and the event concludes with tug of war game.