The Festival of Colors is a rite of spring celebrated in India and many other countries around the world where Hinduism is favored. Holi is a mix celebration of people throwing colored water and colored powder at each other. Bonfires rage all through the day before Holi.
The power-throwing day is celebrated on the first full moon of the month of Phalungna, normally February or March. You missed it this year: Holi day was March 11.
Fans of The Amazing Race may have seen a taste of this festival during one of the episodes.
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Full Moon Bizarreness Is a Pretty Thing at Festival of Colors
Published: Mar 12, 2009 • References: upi