Kerala, a lovely state of swaying palms and surf washed beaches is the home of several dance, music and arts forms some of which have originated in the region and some of which have been adopted from other areas and, over the centuries transformed into a local expression typical to Kerala. As quoted by Cosmopolitan, Kerala is one of the ten love nests in India.
The state has seen the rise of many renowned writers, poets, philosophers, educationists, reformists and social activists throughout its history. Similarly, there are quite a few noted and eminent personalities who have contributed to the spheres of Malayalam cinema, music and art.
Kerala is home to some of the popular performing arts like Kathakali, Mohiniyattam, Thullal and so on as well as the martial art form of Kalaripayattu. Different facets of Kerala culture unfold during the numerous festival celebrations that are made part of the tourist travel itinerary.
The rich culture of Kerala makes Kerala such an important tourist destination in the country. Be it the monuments, festivals, music & dance forms, cuisine they are all intrinsically related to Kerala's culture.
The festivals are a venue for celebrations, social gatherings and religious beliefs. There are temple festivals, church festivals and mosque festivals. All these brings happiness and cheerfulness in people's mind. Among the vatious festivals some are Onam, Vishu, Christmas, Bakrid, Easter, Muharram, Navaratri festival etc.