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Uthradam date in 2018 – Uthradam before Thiruonam

Onam is the most popular and important festival in Kerala in India and for Malayalis around the world. The first day of onam is known as Uthradam. The name is taken from the Nakshatra or birth star. Uthradam date in 2018 in August 24.

Onnam Onam, or first Onam, is observed on Uthradam day. All the preparation for Thiruonam, which is on the next day, is completed on the day.

‘Uthrada Pachil’ is a famous saying in Kerala which literally means people are in a hurry to complete the last minute purchases for Thiruonam.

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