Happy Holi! 5 Ways to Celebrate the Hindu Festival of Colors on Mar 25

March 18, 2024

Holi, the lively Hindu Festival of Colors, honors the eternal love of God Krishna and Radha, marking the triumph of good over evil. Also dubbed the Festival of Love, it welcomes spring and a bountiful harvest season. During Holi, people let go of grudges, come together with loved ones, savor tasty treats, share laughter, and revel in throwing colored powders at each other. The vibrant hues symbolize injecting positivity into our lives, making Holi a cherished celebration across India.

Holi 2024 will be celebrated around the world on Monday, March 25th.

Celebrate Holi with Googleclick on the graphic next to "Holi" at the top and then click around your screen to throw colors. 

1. Learn the Story of Holi

The story of Holi is steeped in bravery. Imagine a little boy who defies an evil king and perseveres. This little boy's name was Prahlad and Holi is celebrated to honor his bravery. Watch a short video story to learn more or get a storybook here.

2. Make a Holi Craft

Make a Prahlad Lamp or a Sliding Pichkari Card.

Now that you have learned all about brave Prahlad, try to make this glow-in-the-dark lamp that shows him emerging from the flames, victorious! Get the template and instructions from Bollywood Groove & Culture Groove.

A pichkari is a water syringe that is used to splash colorful water on each other. Make this fun pichkari card with a hidden message inside of it!

3. Try a Holi Dance

Time to dance! Check out this easy-to-learn dance from Bhaskar & Riz Dance.

4. Dye Your Own Holi Powders

Don't have time to order colorful powders for Holi? No sweat! Here is a SIMPLE way to make powders at home with ingredients you probably already have at home. The best part? They're non-toxic and safe for the whole family.

5. Make Gujiya at Home

No Indian festival is complete without delicious food and Holi is no exception. Check out this recipe for a mouth-watering version of Gujiya, a popular Holi snack.