- Some Holi facts that will surprise you
Holi is actually a two-day extravaganza. On the first day, small or ‘choti’ holi is celebrated through a bonfire. The second day, colours are brought out and played with friends and family alike. In some places, these festivities can be spread over 5 days.
Legal only for a day or two
It is probably the only time where it’s legal to consume the most popular drink associated with holi – bhang made from marijuana leaves. It’s consumed as a drink and even added to dishes.
Krishna - Radha legend
The festival of Holi is said to be based on the Krishna-Radha story. Besides this, it also heralds a new season after winter, and also
Of colours and powders
Organic holi powders are now available. Holi is a combination of dry celebrations (just powder), or one can get drenched with coloured water.
The festival of Holi has also caught the fancy of the west
Last Updated 31, Mar 2018, 7:01 PM