MagazineMar 22, 2011
Holi Day aka Festival Of Colours
Spring is here! Love is in the air, the sun is shining and people are throwing off that Winter frown. In Hindu culture they celebrate the arrival of Spring by having a Holi Day. This Holi Day is also known as the Festival of Colours and you can see why.
11. People apply coloured powder to a woman's face as they celebrate Holi, also known as the festival of colours, in Ahmedabad March 19, 2011. The traditional event heralds the beginning of spring and is celebrated all over India. REUTERS/Amit Dave
17. People apply powder with colours to each other's faces as they celebrate Holi, or the festival of colours, in Agartala in India's northeastern Tripura state March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey
25. A woman laughs as she is drenched in water after having coloured powders applied to her face while celebrating Holi, or the festival of colours, in Hyderabad March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Krishnendu Halder
31. A man smears a boy with coloured powdered called abeer during Phagwa celebrations at the Savannah in Arranguez March 20, 2011. Phagwa, or Holi, the Hindu Festival of Colours, celebrates the beginning of spring. REUTERS/Andrea De Silva