Festival of Colors

Celebrate Holi Festival in India

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Why is it a 'Festival of Colors'?

One of the more popular legend associated with Holi is the love story between Krishna, one of the major Hindu deity, and Radha, a Hindu goddess. The story goes that Lord Krishna was unhappy with his dark skin tone compared to Radha who had a fair complexion. Playfully suggested by his mother, Yashoda, Lord Krishna then smears color on Radha's face to change her complexion to his desire.

Which originally started as a prank has since transformed into a tradition and now is a festival celebrated in India and also around the world. It is also known as a 'Festival of Love' <3.

When is it celebrated

Although the dates differ every year, it is a celebration of the arrival of spring and is on the day after the full moon in March. This year, the Holi Festival is celebrated on March 21. The celebration begins a day before Holi, Holika Dahan, with a large bonfire that is lit to burn out evil spirits, on March 20.

Many colors

The colorful powder, or gulal in Hindi, used for the Holi Festival were traditionally made from using natural sources, including plants and flowers, such as turmeric. Although nowadays, cornstarch with color dyes, are most often used, so maybe having a pair of goggles may come in handy if you decide to take part in the custom.

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  • Coupon codes VHOLI2019 / VINDIAHOLI2019 are valid from Wednesday, March 20, 2019 until Thursday, March 21, 2019 (11:59 PM PST) from the United States to India (VHOLI2019) and domestic India (VINDIAHOLI2019). Discount value: USD $25/$10. Not eligible on: call-to-book deals, travel insurance, hotel, car, tour and activity bookings. Also not eligible on gift cards, gift certificates or any other similar cash equivalents. Not valid with any other promotional offer or discount. This coupon is not exchangeable for cash and is applicable for online bookings only. Tickets are based on availability and can sell out at any moment. Discount not permitted to/from US domestic only bookings. Discount is not valid for bookings with the following airlines: Delta Airlines, American Airlines, Jet Blue, United Airlines, British Airways, KLM, Virgin Australia, Aeromexico, Korean Air, Air France, Alitalia, LOT Polish Airlines, Air Canada, Lufthansa Group (Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines, SWISS, Austrian Airlines), Latam Airlines Group (LATAM Argentina, LATAM Chile, LATAM Express, LATAM Colombia, LATAM Ecuador, LATAM Paraguay, LATAM Peru, LATAM Brazil). Discount will be deducted once coupon code has been entered on the check-out page. The discount is not applicable to bookings made via comparison websites like Skyscanner, Kayak, and Tripadvisor. Other restrictions may apply.

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