Thursday, 24 March 2016

HOLI - The festival of Colours | let's know how indians celebrate Holi
"Holi" (CC BY 2.0) by  Janssem Cardoso
Holi is the festival of colours or festival of sharing love. It is an ancient Hindu religious festival which has also became popular with non-Hindus in many parts of Asia, as well as outside of Asia. This colourful festival has won hearts not only in Asia, but also in the farthest corners of Europe and the United States. Germany even organising a big open-air music festival event to celebrate Holi. In some recent years this colourful holi festival has spread to many parts of the world as a spring celebration of love and colours.
         Holi festival is mostly celebrated in India, and some other parts of the world with full of joy. Holi celebrations start on the night before holi with a Holika bonfire where people dance, sing & party. The next morning is a free for playing carnival of colours, where people play with colours, coloured water, water guns and coloured water balloons for their colour fight. Everyone can participate in this colourful festival, friend or stranger, rich or poor, man or woman, children or elders everyone can participate in this colourful festival. There is no any age restriction for playing this beautiful festival. The fight with colours occurs in the open streets, open gardens, outside of temples and buildings. Some group also carry drums and musical instruments, go from place to place, sing, dance and enjoy colourful festival "Holi".

"Holi" (CC BY 2.0) by  pabak sarkar
Holi is the festival of colors which celebrated all over the world especially in India, because it is a national festival of India and there will be Government holiday on that "Holi" day. If you wants to make your holiday more special by celebrating Holi at best places in India ? Then i have provided here some best places to celebrate Holi in India.

Banaras :- Banaras is the most popular place to celebrate Holi in India. "Lath Mar Holi" is the most famous traditional holi in banaras.

Vrindavan :- Vrindavan is 2nd most popular destination in India to celebrate Holi festival. Vrindavan is the place where Lord Krishna has spent his childhood.

Mathura :- Mathura is the birth place of Lord Krishna. Special holi celebration is arranged in Mathura, before 40 days of the main holi celebration. It is also a popular religious place for Hinduism followers.

Jaipur and Udaipur :- Holi is one of the important festivals celebrated in Rajasthan with great royal families of Rajasthan. The celebrations is for 2 days. On the first day of Holika Dahan is observed at the town Palace in Udaipur, among the most famous visitor places in Rajasthan. The Holika Dahan is traditionally completed by the current custodian of the Mewar family. On the next morning, all people are out on the streets for celebrating the Festival of Colours - Holi.

Delhi :- Delhi is the capital of India and it also one of the best destinations for celebrating holi in India with modern style. With modern DJs, bands, Bhang, street food and colors.

Mumbai :- Mumbai is the financial capital of India and the political capital of Maharashtra. Mumbai’s people celebrate Holi in a traditional way as well as in modern style. There are also Holi parties arranged in the city.


  1. Nice post on Holi. There are many places where Holi is celebrated with lot of enthusiasm. The most famous being the holi parties in Mumbai conducted on large scale.

  2. Yes, you are right Debosmita Roy. Holi is one of the most beautiful festival in India which also celebrated in other countries with full of joy...Thanks for your valuable Comment!

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