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March 4, 2010

Holi Festival of Colors Celebration

Indore, India {AP Photo}

होली  Holi (Sanskrit) also known as the Festival of Colors is a spring festival celebrated by several different groups Hindus, Buddhist, Sikhs and many more.  The main countries that Holi is observed in are India, Nepal and Sri Lanka.  Countries such as Trinidad, Guyana, Suriname, South Africa, UK, Mauritius, and Fiji which have a large Indian diaspora also celebrated the traditions.  The day is celebrated by people throwing colored powered or colored water at each other,  it's actually a beautiful sight to see.  

View more photos from the celebration below.

Click here to read more about Holi

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