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Pookalam preparation, Kochi, Kerala

KOCHI, INDIA - 10th September 2019 - Women prepare a large scale pookalam motif for public display at a park in Kochi during Onam festival celebrations. 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 - Women prepare a large scale pookalam motif for public display at a park in Kochi during Onam festival celebrations. 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.