Holi, also known as the Festival of Colors, is a spring festival celebrated by Hindus all over the world. It falls on the full moon day of the Hindu calendar month of Phalguna, which this year is Wednesday, March 8, 2023.
The celebration of Holi signifies the victory of good over evil and the arrival of spring. It is a time for people to come together, forget their differences, and celebrate with music, dance, and the tossing of brightly colored powders.
One of the most iconic traditions of Holi is the throwing of colored powders, called gulal, at friends and strangers alike. People also exchange sweets and drinks and visit with family and friends.
In India, the celebration of Holi can last for several days, with people taking part in various rituals and ceremonies. In other parts of the world, people may celebrate with smaller gatherings or through cultural events and festivals.
Holi is a joyful and vibrant holiday that brings people together in celebration. It is a time to put aside differences and come together as a community to embrace the arrival of spring and the promise of new beginnings.