HOLI IN NEPAL

Just like India, Nepal also has one of the most colourful and lively Holi Celebrations. Trek to the Everest Base Camp to experience Holi in Nepal at its fullest. The festival marks the start of spring…

THE SHIGMO FESTIVAL

Shigmo festival is a spring festival in Goa during the months of February or March. The festival is celebrated by the Konkani population of the state. It marks the bloom of the forests of the Western …

HOLI TRADITIONS ACROSS INDIA

6. Assam: In Assam, Holi is known by the name Phagwah. The festival is celebrated over two days. While usually on Holika Dahan, a bonfire or a puppet is burned, in Assam it is signified by burning cla…

Holi Traditions across India

Holi in addition to celebrating the triumph of good over evil is also a festival to welcome spring. Legends say that, Holi began in the Barsana region of India, which includes Vrindavan, Mathura, Nand…

Holi Traditions and Practices

Holi is the festival of colours renowned for the triumph of good over evil. But it is such a widespread festival, that is celebrated in so many different places and countries, it is inevitable that th…

HOLI – outside India!

Indians are definitely not the only crazy people to coat others with colour and throw water on them for fun. Here is a list of festivals around the world so similar to Holi, that sometimes we incorpor…