Holi Festival of Colors

What is Holi?

Translated as the “Festival of Colors,” Holi is a traditional holiday celebrated by Hindus and Sikhs. Holi Festival has an ancient origin and celebrates the triumph of good over bad. It is a socio-cultural festival during which a wide range of colors are smeared over each other as a mark of love and belonging, and to welcome the spring season.

What to Wear?

Participants are advised to wear white T-shirts or clothing that you don’t mind getting smeared with colored powder. The colored powders will go away after washing and are nontoxic. However, try to avoid getting the colors into eyes,ears, nose or mouth.

Is there a cost to attend?

Holi Festival is free and open to the campus and local community!

 Don’t know what to expect at Holi?  Watch this video to find out!

 

Last updated: 3/28/2017

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