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Holi Celebrations Around The World

The Indian festival of colours goes global dissolving geographical and religious boundaries

Holi in Wroclaw, Poland Photo: Shutterstock
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In India, Holi, the festival of colours, is celebrated on Phalgun Purnima, which comes around end of February or early March. However, the famous festival has traversed global borders to become a festival celebrated across many countries today.

Massive gatherings come together to celebrate the festival of colours
Massive gatherings come together to celebrate the festival of colours Photo: Getty Images
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People celebrating Holi in Italy
People celebrating Holi in Italy Photo: Getty Images
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Some European cities organise Holi parties for everyone to participate in
Some European cities organise Holi parties for everyone to participate in Photo: Depositphotos
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People from all cultures and communities attend these celebrations
People from all cultures and communities attend these celebrations Photo: Wikimedia Commons
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Music concerts in Europe to celebrate holi take place
Music concerts in Europe to celebrate holi take place Photo: Flickr
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A holi party in a UK neighbourhood
A holi party in a UK neighbourhood Photo: Shutterstock
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Holi celebration in the streets of Washington DC in the USA
Holi celebration in the streets of Washington DC in the USA Photo: Getty Images
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