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HOLI

Mystic Celebrations

  • Mon 10th March & Thesday 11th March 2020
  • Everywhere
HOLI
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The Holi festival is an Indian festival of fire and colors. The Hindu population in Mauritius, celebrates the festival by splashing everyone who crosses their way with colored water and powder, and with singing and dancing.

Holi is an ancient Hindu religious festival which has become popular with non-Hindus in many parts of South Asia, as well as people of other communities outside Asia. In recent years the festival has spread to parts of Europe and North America as a spring celebration of love, frolic, and colours.

Holi (Dolyatra, Doul Jatra, Basanta-Utsav) is the Hindu festival colors that celebrates the triumph of good over evil, good harvest, and fertility. It usually falls in the later part of February or March.

Is Holi a Public Holiday? Holi is not a public holiday. Businesses have normal opening hours.

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