Festival: Hindus' colourful Holi

2009-03-10 00:00

The Daya family of Durban enjoy Holi, the Hindu festival of colours, at Durban’s Hindu Temple last night.

Holi is a riotous celebration of the coming of spring and falls on the day after full moon in early March annually. Revellers spray coloured powder and water on each other, while adults extend the hand of peace.

The festival is associated with a loosening of social restrictions normally associated with caste, sex, status and age. Millions of people celebrate this fun festival all over the world.

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