Happy Holi

Children covered in coloured powder as part of the Holi festival
Children celebrating Holi Image by shekharchopra85 from Pixabay

Sunday 28 March is the Hindu festival of Holi, the “Festival of Colours”, celebrating the coming of spring, and the love of the god Krishna and the goddess Radha. Its most distinctive feature is the great fun that people have throwing coloured powder over each other. Any one is fair game, no matter who it is!

It is the second biggest Hindu festival after Diwali.

Traditionally, people visit friends and family, and share sweets including sweet filled flatbread, deep-fried flour balls soaked in yoghurt, and sweet deep-fried dumplings.

So, Happy Holi.

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