Holi Festival, India
Holi festival is held to commemorate the victory of good over evil. The festival is held every year, the day after the full moon in the month of March. This year, Holi will be held on Wednesday, March 27, 2013. This festival marks the end of winter to welcome spring means harvest season has arrived.
Almost all parts of India celebrate Holi Festival. Areas like Mathura and Vrindavan, New Delhi, West Bengal, Jaipur and Banswara always celebrate royally. In West Bengal, Holi Festival will be held one day earlier than other regions.
If you want a quieter atmosphere, please go to the south of India. Here, Holi Festival gala held not because its focus more on the religious aspect by going to the temple to worship.
Holi festival full of joy. Participants will berbasah-basahan, their bodies were smeared with colorful liquid that comes from another participant throws. Therefore, Holi Festival also known as the Festival of Colors. On the night before the festival, a huge bonfire will be lit to burn the evil spirits.
Tips if you want to join this festival is to use clothes that are not used and it helps if your hair and body smeared with oil first. This is done to anticipate if only colorless liquid that is used is very difficult to remove.