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When is Holi in 2017? Know Holi 2017 Date

Holi 2017 dates

Holi is one of the most famous festival among Hindus. In 2017, it will be celebrated on March 13. According to the Hindu Calendar, it is observed on full moon day of Phalguna month every year. This festival is celebrated in almost every region of India and every region has different culture of observing it. It is observed to celebrate the win of good over evil. To know more about this festival, read the article.

Holi inspires a person to live by virtues of truthfulness, good conduct and honesty and fight against evil. A day prior to the main festival is celebrated as 'Choti Holi'. This day is also known as Holika dahan or Kama Dahanam. Choti Holi 2017 date is, 12th March. On a night of Choti Holi, people will collect wooden logs and waste materials like broken furniture, clothes, to burn Holika. This bonfire epitomizes the victory of good over evil. It is even termed as Holika dahan.

Holi is also an occasion to celebrate nature in full bloom. During Holi, farmers in India anticipate a great harvest and they rejoice, make merry celebrating the spirit of nature's bloom. Holi festival is celebrated in Indian villages, in the traditional way with natural colours and Gulal.

Holi Holidays can be either for a day or two days depending from state to state. All over India it is a national holiday, a time for rebinding with friends and family. Holi also see different sections of society come together and strengthening the secularity of our country. Holi is supposed to be an exuberant show of goodwill and cheer.Like every year Holi 2017 will be revelry of colour play - quite unmatched in its boisterousness. The tradition of the Holi is such that it can make friends of foes. Live and let live, forgive and forget is the underlying message of Holi.

Everybody celebrate the festival together with a spirit of bonhomie and brotherhood, with no distinction between rich or poor. In India, Holi has traditionally been celebrated without any distinction of cast, creed, color, race, status or sex. While some celebrate the occasion with coloured water in many parts of India it is celebrated using powdered colour or Gulal. While enjoying Holi, let's ensure it's safe and healthy for all.

So what do people in India do in Holi holidays? Early in the morning people collect at a common place. Friends, relatives and neighbors are seen immersed in colours or coloured powder. And when this is combined with water it is anything but a damp squib. Everybody is welcomed and everybody is pardoned for his or her revelry. Holi, the festival of colours, is thus a tribute to joy, to our unending search for happiness and to life. Delicacies are made at home, sweets exchanged and gifts given to near dear ones. The whole day is an occasion for fun, frolic and gaiety.

With the medium of Holi, forgive all your enemies and take a step forward toward friendship. Also, don't forget to celebrate holi with a childlike energy and to make it one of the best days of your life. With this we wish you a very happy holi.

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