Happy Holi! India's Festival of Colours

Today in India, people observe and celebrate Holi, the festival of colours celebrated on the last full moon of the winter.

This is a boisterous and playful day when everyone comes out in happy spirits, gets together and lovingly showers each other coloured scented powders.

Holi’s essence is captured in the 2000 Bollywood film Mohabbatein – watch this video to get a feel of the celebration!

Holi, the springtime festival of colours cultural significance is to welcome in the new season and is a time to renew relationships, reunite with one another and release old grudges, bringing about peace and love. This is a time to let it all go!

Wear your brights today and celebrate with colour!

Posted on March 24, 2016 and filed under Indian culture.