Holi Celebration in Rest Of the World

Holi Celebration in World: We have informed you in the Holi essay that Holi is celebrated all over the world and we have seen that how Holi celebration in India is done. Holi has become a global color festival and it is cheered globally. Now have a look at how Holi is celebrated all over the world.


Holi Celebration in Nepal

After India, Holi is widely celebrated in Nepal. Nepal is the only Hindu country in the world and that is the reason that Indian festivals are celebrated in Nepal and Holi is no exception. Holi is celebrated as a national festival in Nepal.

Holi Celebration in Nepal

Holi is celebrated in Nepali Phagun month which is similar to the Indian calendar date. Holi is the biggest Nepali festival after Diwali. 

In Nepal, Holi is celebrated in memory of Lord Krishna while Buddhists celebrated the festival of Holi by worshiping Goddess Saraswati. Also, some traditional programs are being organized in the big towns in Nepal.

People in Nepal celebrate Holi by spraying colors on each other. The popular Holi celebration is to throw water balloons and color balloons at each other. 

It is also known as Lola. Lola means water balloons. In Nepal, there is also a tradition of mixing Bhang in the food like Indian tradition. 

Holi Celebration in Pakistan

In Pakistan, there is no such big celebration of Holi happens like India and Nepal but minority Hindu communities celebrate the festival of Holi with colors and sweets. 

Holi Celebration in Pakistan

In Pakistan, there was no public holiday of Holi from the year of 1947 to the year of 2016. In 2016, the Pakistan parliament gives the right to institutions to right to declare the Holi holiday. This decision was proved very controversial but Holi is now a holiday in Pakistan.

Holi Celebration in Mauritius

In Mauritius, Holi is celebrated in the way of spring starting and festival of Shivratri. People celebrate the festival of Holi as a farewell of winter and welcome the festival of spring. 

The celebration of Holi includes, the bonfire of Holi and throwing water and color on each other and some wild celebration of Holi festival occurs in Mauritius.

Holi Celebration in Guyana

Holi is a national holiday in Guyana that means Holi is given a whole nation holiday. People of all communities take part in the Holi celebration. 

Along with color spraying, the Holi celebration occurs in Georgetown Mandir which is known as Prashadnagar Temple. Holi is celebrated very happily in Guyana and its various places.

Holi Celebration in Suriname

In Suriname, Holi is known as the Phagawa festival. Holi is celebrated to welcome the season of spring and to give respect to Hindu mythology. 

The festival of Holi is declared as a national holiday in Suriname. During the celebration of Holi, people wear old white clothes and make each other dirty by throwing various kinds of colors on each other. 

Holi Celebration in Fiji

In Fiji, Holi is known as the festival of colors, the festival of folk songs, and dancing. The people of Fiji celebrate the festival of Holi like other Hindu countries by throwing colors on each other and dancing and singing. 

The songs of Holi are known as phaag gaaian in Fiji. Like India, most of the songs in Fiji for Holi are concentrated on the Radha and Krishna. They also celebrate the Holi as the last month of the Hindu calendar and also as a festival of love and excitement.

Holi Celebration in Trinidad and Tobago

In Trinidad and Tobago, the festival of Holi is known as Phagwah and it is celebrated on the closest Sunday of Holi or Phagwah. The Holi is celebrated with lots of colors and splendid celebration and also with Holi songs known as Chowtal.

Holi Celebration in the United States

Holi is also celebrated by the Hindu communities in the United States. Holi is celebrated very widely in the US too. 

The Holi celebration occurs in the cultural halls and in the temples. People celebrate Holi with great excitement there too with devotions and obvious with colors.

Final Words: So this was some information about how Holi is celebrated outside India. Holi is a festival of joy and color and the world also celebrating Holi festival with us. So now, Holi has become the global festival of colors and there is no doubt about it. 

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