What is Holi?

In India, Holi announces the arrival of spring and the passing of winter. The festival breathes an atmosphere of social merriment. People bury their hatchets with a warm embrace and throw their worries to the wind. Every nook and corner presents a colorful sight.

The ancient festival of Holi (Festival of Color) is celebrated every year in India and now it has come to Baltimore. The Festival of Color frees all of inhibitions so they can relate others with pure joy. It brings people together and creates a community of happy people.

The color, food and entertainment that accompanies the celebration of Holi bears witness to a feeling of oneness and sense of brotherhood. The festival brings home the lesson of spiritual and social harmony!