Generally known as “Festival of Colors” is celebrated in the month of Phalgun Purnima i.e. on a full moon day, according to the lunar calendar which usually falls in Feburuary end or start of March. Holi festival is celebrated by Hindus across India and across the globe for the victory of good over bad. This colourful festival brings people togather, of different cast ctreed or status. Its been celebrated without keeping the the community gap in mind, and add flavours to people relationships. People enjoy the day with colours, music, dance, sweets and “bhang”..! This year the festival of colors will be celebrated on 8th of March 2012, on 7th March there will be Holika Dehen.
If you are planning to visit this incredible country in March, you can witness this amazing festival. Some of the best places to celebrate holi festival are Pushkar, Vrindavan, Goa, Varanasi, Rishikesh etc, But Vrindavan-Mathura regions of the state of Uttar Pradesh are most famous for the Holi Celebration. Read the rest of this entry »