Holi 2018: how to celebrate the festival of colour

Reading Holi Festival celebrations postponed after snowfall

The artwork was crafted by Amrita Marino.

Holi is a festival traditionally celebrated by those of the Hindu faith but it has been embraced by all cultures and religions, especially here in North Texas.

The doodle depicts dhol players - traditional drummers who move from house to house while playing music.

From then on, the festival also known as Holi is celebrated by smearing colours with enjoyment.

There are several Hindu legends connected to Holi, including the victory of Lord Vishnu over demon king Hiranyakashipu and his sister Holika.

People celebrate the festival in Capital's Thamel.

March 2: As celebrations of Holi are in full-swing, Bollywood celebs on Friday extended wishes to their fans on social media.

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On the occasion of Holi and Dhuleti, Amitabh Bachchan shared photos of him celebrating with his family.

"Holi is celebrated by Hindus and non-Hindus alike in many parts of the world, including here in Canada".

Holi has its own history of film stars, but this year you will not see those colors of Holi in Bollywood due to the death of the Best Actress of Bollywood, "Sridevi".

The Hindu festival of Holi is in full swing.

But his son, Prahlad, followed the god Vishnu, the preserver and protector of the universe.

This would mean Holika would survive because of her enchanted shawl which protected her from fire - but the plan failed.

In West Bengal, Holi was celebrated with mirth and gaiety as people participated in great numbers and swayed to popular beats. The first day is marked by "Holika Dahan" where people light bonfires to "burn evil", and gather around to offer their prayers. On the Indian subcontinent, people start making and selling different Holi powder colors at least a week before the festival begins.

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