All you Desis don’t lose heart and don’t miss your home country too much on Holi. Why? Because now you can celebrate the festival of colors many times over right here!
“If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant”.
Well, indeed a true story. The long, cold, monotonous days of winter are finally getting over and now the colorful vibrant spring season is almost here. But this onset of spring not only brings a change in the weather but also brings in the colorful festival of Holi.
This festival symbolizes transformation, rebirth, and renewal and is celebrated across the world with great fervor and enthusiasm. Be it Lath Maar Holi of Barsana or Dol Jatra of Bengal or Kaman Pandigai of Tamil Nadu it is all celebrated with colors, flowers, water guns, and many delicious treats.
Holi may have originated in India but now its roots are spread all over the world as people are partying around keeping the color theme in mind. A number of festivals and parties are now inspired by India’s color festival. They might not come up during the same time as Holi but the celebration is cent percent desi kinds.
Even if you won’t be able to make it to India for the Holi celebration, fret not as we have you covered. There are a number of events happening around the globe where you can witness the best music, vibrant colors, and dancing people. Make sure to check out these events!
Holi In The City, New York, is the happiest day party in New York City! The Festival of Colors celebrates the coming of spring, the joy of friendship, and equality for all. Take this opportunity to cover yourself and your friends in colorful powders and dance your heart out. With attendance of over 3000 people at the multiple event each year, this is one party you should not miss out on! First event is on March 17th and the second one is on March 31st at Stage 48!
New York City’s Holi Hai promotes equality and unity in diversity through colors. This is an event where you find an amazing blend of Punjabi and Sufi singers to Bhangra dance.
Holi One is one vivacious and lively event wherein millions of people come together dressed in white and celebrate the Desi event with music, dance and desi vibe. It is celebrated in cities, such as Miami, Munich, London, etc.
The Festival of Colors USA is another international event of dance, colors, and music which happens for a duration of 2 months in various locations across the world with a different theme every year.
Life in Color is a well-known color party, also called as “World’s Largest Paint Party”, which originally started out as a College Fest in Florida. Now, its roots have spread to Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, and London.
Holi Garden Festival is held in Ibiza with the aim to celebrate the life as “Life is better in color”
Make sure you make it to a few of these!
Happy Holi everyone!!