Holi in Rajasthan by Steve McCurry

Holi Festival Celebration, Information About Holi Festival, Colorful Festival

 

Today India celebrates ‘Holi‘. The most colorful festival of all. For Indians, its part of life and for foreign tourists its a travel inspiration they crave to experience at least once in their lifetime. Today we briefly discuss Holi festival celebration, information abut Holi festival and beautiful images of this colorful festival.

Holi is one of the most iconic Hindu Spring festivals of India and also celebrated in Nepal and Bangladesh. Beside its traditional name, it is also known as ‘Festival of Colors’ and the ‘Festival of Love’. It is a 2 day festival, usually falls between end of February and middle of March every year.

 

This festival started as an ancient Hindu religious festival but gained its popularity among non-Hindus around many parts of Asia and the world for its unique custom of greeting each and playing with colors.

 

While colors remain the main ingredient of the festival, Holi is celebrated in many different styles all across India.

For international travelers visiting first time to India, Holi could be one of the most mesmerizing experiences of all times.

 Here are few fascinating images captures by some of the best international and Indian photographers.







Holi Festival Celebration, Information about Holi Festival, Colorful Festival







Holi Festival Celebration, Information about Holi Festival, Colorful Festival
Holi in Chennai – Photo by Senthil






 

Holi Festival Celebration, Information about Holi Festival, Colorful Festival

IRCTC – Indian railways provide incredible connectivity to practically every nook and corners of India and one may add train journey to their trip to experience India and its festivals in an authentic old charm ways.

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Featured image courtesy by Steve McCurry.

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