This is how you celebrate the start of spring – the Festival of Colours

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel on Friday 21 March 2014

Holi is a popular springtime celebration that takes place on the last full moon of the lunar month. And it just so happened to start on St. Patrick’s Day (so extra partying for those that celebrate both!). The Holi festivities begin with bonfires and prayers, and then celebrations that include coloured water being squirted onto […]

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Colourful photos of the Hindu ritual known as Holi

Cormack O'Connor Contributor

By Cormack O'Connor in New Photography on Thursday 17 January 2013

German artist Katrin Korfmann sure has an eye for colour. Flying high above the Hindu ritual known as Holi, Korfmann captured the famous event that sees thousands of people throw coloured powder and perfumes at each other. The images (Red, Yellow and Purple) change in hue as the festival goes on – different powders, different colours. What a beautiful way to welcome spring.

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