Holi is a religious spring festival celebrated by Hindus, as the festival of colors.
This year, Lustig Events is organising a big Festival of Colors on the Independence Square in Paramaribo!
It takes place on the 27. of March 2013 at around 12h00.
Powdery times are awaiting us =)
Line up: XQLUSIV | Face 2 Face | Represent | Kasimex Houseband | Kishore and friends | DJ Marcel | DJ ZunilS | Yellow Claw | Gilly Gonzales | Oefmeister | Chi Chi Bambino | D-Lucius | Splashmaster Gilly | Loco Mo-co
Description from Wikipedia:
Every year, thousands of Hindus participate in the festival Holi. The festival has many purposes. First and foremost, it celebrates the beginning of the new season, spring. Originally, it was a festival that commemorated good harvests and the fertile land. Hindus believe it is a time of enjoying spring’s abundant colors and saying farewell to winter. It also has a religious purpose, commemorating events present in Hindu mythology. Although it is the least religious holiday, it is probably one of the most exhilarating ones in existence. During this event, participants hold a bonfire, throw colored powder at each other, and celebrate wildly.