Also known as 'the festival of colours' and the 'festival of love', it is celebrated over the course of a night and a day. When is Holi Festival 2020? The coolest London events from our partners. Smoke & Alcohol-free family event. Eventbrite, and certain approved third parties, use functional, analytical Only show events from organisers I follow, Stay connected: Browse our online and virtual events, Try a different location or check back later. Holi Celebration 2020 11:00 AM TO 5:00 PM @ Langley Park, Perth. We also suggest keeping an eye on London's best Indian restaurants to see whether they're serving any special Holi menus or feasts. The best things to do in London. By closing this banner Play of colours and preparation of delicacies particular to the festival. This made him haughty, so he started questioning the authority of the Almighty. Please see the statement below regarding Holi Festival 2020: Unfortunately, we have decided to make the decision to postpone Leicester Holi 2020 due to the unsuitable ground conditions at Abbey Park. But instead of Prahlada, it was Holika who was burnt to ashes and Prahlada remained completely unharmed. and provide you with a customised experience. How to get to Langley Park: Which Bus lines stop near Langley Park? Such events include, but are not limited to, experiences where coloured dye is thrown over participants, such as The Color Run and Color Obstacle Rush. The legend of Prahlada, Hiranyakashipu and Holika are one of the most popular myths associated with the festival of colours. Share KENSINGTON DOLLSHOUSE FESTIVAL - CHRISTMAS 2020 with your friends. The former mentions Holi as an 'inspiration', something which some who celebrate Holi have claimed is 'more insulting' than not mentioning it at all, when the event pays no homage to Holi beyond the appealing aesthetics. The festival's name and origins lie in the legend of Holika and Prahlad. Each festival is known for its well-fabricated mythology. Something wrong with this article? © 2020 Londonist, All rights reserved. It's a day of fun and enjoyment, when traditional social barriers are broken down — children are allowed to throw coloured powders at their elders, and vice versa. Event: Holi: Location: India: Category: Festival: Date: Mar 10, 2020: Main Attraction: Play of colours and preparation of delicacies particular to the festival. If you want to appreciate, rather than appropriate, Holi Festival, guidelines are to look for events organised by members of, or rooted in, the Hindu community. As in Bihar, it is popularly known as Phagwa, Dol Purnima in Bengal and Hola Mahalla in Punjab. The must-read London articles. Colours, Water guns, Fun rides and Food are available. Some of the rituals common to the celebration of the festival in all parts of the country are Splash of colours, Preparation of delicacies and sweets especially 'Gujiyas', consumption of Bhaang and burning the Holi bonfire. And there are those who argue that it's no different than non-Christians swapping Christmas presents or Easter eggs. London's Hindu population is largely based in west London — in particular the boroughs of Harrow and Brent — but Holi events take place all over. People on this festival have a gala time with their loved ones and they happily greet everyone 'A very happy Holi'. In recent years, Holi Festival has been increasingly celebrated outside of India, including in the Western world — though not all events stay true to the festival's cultural and religious significance.

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