Holi is a festival of colors celebrated in the northern part of India. It is celebrated on the occasion of welcoming the spring season for the year. It may often be called as a festival of colors but it also denotes the victory of good over evil and the purity of love. This festival is celebrated for various reasons of mythological stories behind it.
This colorful festival is celebrated for two days. On the evening of the first day people gather and lit huge bonfire, marking the victory of good over evil. The following day people mix color powder in water and fill it in spray guns to use on their friends and family. This day is much more cheering for kids as they are let free to do naughty things which they love. During this festival people gather and celebrate in unity irrespective of their social status. On the evening of the second day, women prepare loads of special dishes to have a feast with all.
Holi is celebrated by all the Indians who are residing in different parts of the world. People from other states like Andhra Pradesh, Manipur and Tamil Nadu celebrate holi in their own traditional way.