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About Holi

Also known as the festival of colors, holi is one of the famous festivals of India, celebrated with a lot of fervor across the country. On the eve of Holi, people make huge Holika bonfires and sing and dance around it. On the day of Holi, people gather in open areas and apply dry and wet colors of multiple hues to each other, with some carrying water guns and colored water filled balloons.

  • It signifies the victory of good (Prince Prahlad) over evil (Holika) and the arrival of spring.
  • Holika bonfire, playing with colors, and bhang thandai.
  • 2017 - Monday,13th March
  • 2018 - Friday,2nd March
  • 2019 - Friday,21st March
  • 2020 - Tuesday,10th March
  • 2021 - Monday,29th March
  • 2022 - Friday,18th March
  • Almost all over the country; most vibrant celebrations can be seen in North Indian states.