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Mar 18, 2024

Holi 2024: 10 countries embracing the festival of colors with joy

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Holi festival - Celebrated nationwide with vibrant colors, water fights, and traditional sweets, marking the victory of good over evil.

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Fagu Purnima, celebrated in Nepal as Holi, is a significant festival characterized by joyful color exchanges, fostering a lively atmosphere.

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Dol Purnima, the Bangladeshi variant of Holi, features lively festivities with music, dance, and delicious food, fostering a jubilant ambiance.

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In the United States, the Hindu diaspora celebrates Holi with immense enthusiasm, wholeheartedly embracing the festival's vibrant spirit.

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Australia, with a notable Indian community, hosts lively Holi festivals, such as in Melbourne, where colorful clouds engulf participants in joyous celebration.

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In the UK, Indian communities celebrate Holi through a variety of events, from traditional Mahotsav to casual gatherings featuring Bollywood music and delicious cuisine.

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In Canada, loved ones unite to embrace the new season with colors, dances, and music, transforming the event into a cherished celebration of diversity and unity.

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​Trinidad & Tobago​

In Trinidad & Tobago, Holi, known as Phagwah, is celebrated uniquely with a special purple dye or abir, accompanied by communal singing of folk songs.

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In Mauritius, Holi is a public holiday and is fervently celebrated by the Hindu community, featuring lively color play and indulging in traditional delicacies.

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In Singapore, a diverse population gathers to celebrate Holi, making it a central event enjoyed by both Indian and non-Indian residents.

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