A riot of colour and celebrations...
Holi Festival of Colour in India: 23rd March 2016
Holi is a celebration of good triumphing over evil, the importance of love, happiness and new beginnings with the end of winter. With imitation festivals cropping up all over the world, nothing beats the dazzling vibrancy and invigorating energy of the original. Festivities take place all over India on the day after the full moon in March, the streets transformed into a kaleidoscope of colour. The evening before, large bonfires are lit to burn away evil spirits in a ritual known as Holika Dahan. The following morning as soon as you step on to the streets you will be covered in a rainbow of purples, greens, pinks and blues, thrown by children and shopkeepers. A carefree festival, join the locals as they spread coloured powder over their faces, stand under showers of coloured water and dance around water sprinklers.
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