Holi is a festival, celebrated by the Hinduism followers across the world. It is one of the most important Hindu festivals in the world. People celebrate the Holi by throwing colors on each other. The Festival of Holi is celebrated the day after the full moon in March each year. In many places, people do Holika Dahan the day before the celebration of Holi.
When is Holi in 2016, 2017 – Holi 2016 Date
- When is Holi in 2016 – March 23, 2016 (Wednesday)
- When is Holi in 2017 – March 13, 2017 (Monday)
Where it is celebrated?
Holi is one of the major Hindu festivals in the world. So, it is celebrated across the world, especially in India. It is mainly celebrated in the United States of America (USA), United Kingdom (UK), Canada, Australia, Fiji, South Africa and a few other countries where Hindus are in good numbers.
In India, you will find the celebration program of Holi. There are many places in India where Holi has special programs, i.e. Lath Mar Holi of Barsana (Uttar Pradesh), Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Vrindavan (Uttar Pradesh), Purulia (West Bengal), Delhi, and Mumbai (Maharashtra).
Shopping in Holi
For the celebration of Holi, many people buy colors, special masks, special food items, and many others. A special puja is also held at various places across the country.
Offers and Deals
Many companies provide special deals and discounts to attract a large number of customers during the Holi celebration. In a new trend, many popular e-commerce companies such as Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal, and other provides good discounts during Holi festival.
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In many cities (mostly in big cities), special parties are being organized in recent years. Only members or pass holders are allowed to such parties to prevent any misbehave by outsiders.
Which is your favorite place to celebrate Holi in India?
Article last re-published on February 20, 2016.