Saturday, March 19, 2011

Happy Holi!

Today marks the beginning of Holi, a popular Indian spring festival most commonly celebrated by throwing brightly colored powder and spraying each other with dyed water. As with many Indian holidays, there are also various religious and regional traditions associated for the festival. If you want to learn more, you can have a look at the Holi Wikipedia page here.

To give you a visual, here is a Holi song-and-dance sequence from the famous 1975 Hindi film Sholay, starring Amitabh  Bachchan, Dharmendra, and Hema Malini:








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