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Flowers for sale at a market in Kochi, Kerala

KOCHI, INDIA - 10th September 2019 - Flower sellers sell different varieties of flowers for people to make pookalams during Onam celebrations in Kochi. Pookalam or Rangoli is one of the most popular traditional art forms in India. It is a kind of decorative motif, usually a floor art using various forms of colours from flowers and other colourful natural objects like spices and grains to create a decorative foral carpet. It is an integral part of Onam festival celebrations in Kerala. Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, Southern India.

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KOCHI, INDIA - 10th September 2019 - Flower sellers sell different varieties of flowers for people to make pookalams during Onam celebrations in Kochi. Pookalam or Rangoli is one of the most popular traditional art forms in India. It is a kind of decorative motif, usually a floor art using various forms of colours from flowers and other colourful natural objects like spices and grains to create a decorative foral carpet. It is an integral part of Onam festival celebrations in Kerala. Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, Southern India.