March 2, 2010


March 1st marked The festival of Colors, known as Holi, होली. It is a spring festival celebrated by Hindus, Buddhists, Sikhs and others. It is primarily observed in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka,and countries with large Indic diaspora populations. The festival lasts for sixteen days and is celebrated at the end of the winter season on the last full moon day of the lunar month.