Holi, the festival of colours is celebrated all across the world. Though its a Hindu festival, it has become popular with non-Hindus who celebrate with enthusiasm. Just as in India, people settled abroad meet their friends and exchange sweets and greetings on this day. Of course, the revelry is no less when it comes to colours. The festival celebrates the end of winter and the start of Spring. One such Holi celebration was in Taiwan, Republic of China recently where an Indian restaurant hosted the festival “Indian Holi Taipei’. A video from that event went viral where people are seen dancing on Bollywood songs and celebrating the festival in a fun-filled way.
There were 650 attendees who celebrated the festival of colours and enjoyed the day with delicious Indian cuisine, music, and dance performances.
Watch viral video of Holi celebrations in Taiwan:
In India, Holi will be celebrated on Thursday, March 21. Holi is celebrated much in enthusiasm in the northern states of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. The Holika Dahan, a day prior Holi, also known as Choti Holi sees the burning of a holy pyre which symbolises the victory of good over evil.