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Discover Holi

May 19 @ 2:00 pm 4:00 pm

Holi is a vibrant and joyous Spring festival celebrated primarily in India and Nepal. It marks the arrival of spring and the triumph of good over evil. The festival holds immense cultural and spiritual significance for people of Indian origin. The significance of Holi: • It signifies the burning of the demoness. • It is seen as a time of forgiveness, letting go of past grudges, and building bonds between communities. • The festival heralds the end of winter and the onset of spring, marking a time of rejuvenation and new beginnings. Celebration of Holi: • On the eve of Holi, large bonfires are lit to symbolize the triumph of good over evil. • On the day of Holi, people gather in the streets, parks, and courtyards to throw colors at each other. This playful exchange is a way of spreading joy and happiness. • Families and friends come together to celebrate, feast on traditional delicacies, and exchange greetings and sweets. • Music, dance, and revelry are integral parts of the Holi celebrations, with people singing and dancing to the rhythmic beats of drums. • The vibrant colors, laughter, and camaraderie make Holi a truly unique and joyous festival that celebrates the human spirit and the beauty of life.

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Date:
May 19
Time:
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://www.iconeedham.org

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ICON (Indian Community of Needham)
Phone
7815145143
Email
communications@iconeedham.org
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20 Pickering St
Needham, MA 02492 United States
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