Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
Holi - The festival of colors
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×

Saving this for later?

Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime - even offline.

Text the download link to your phone

Standard text messaging rates apply

Holi - The festival of colors

2,508
views

Published on

Published in: Entertainment & Humor

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
2,508
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
4
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
140
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. The Festival of Colors
  • 2. Holi is a festival of colors. It is an ancient Hindu religious festival which has become popular in India, Nepal and some parts of Europe as a Spring celebration of colors.
  • 3. Holi is an important festival to Hindus. It is celebrated at the end of the Winter season which usually falls in March, sometimes in late February.
  • 4. The festival has many purposes. First, it celebrates the beginning of the new season, Spring. Hindus believe it is a time of enjoying Spring's abundant colors and saying good bye to winter.
  • 5. Holi festivities mark the beginning of new year to many Hindus, as well as they reset and renew ruptured relationships and end conflicts from the past.
  • 6. The night before Holi, bonfires will be lit. People will dance and sing around the fire. For the day of Holi, people will play, chase and color each other with dry powder and colored water.
  • 7. At the end of the day, after having fun with coloring people all around the town. In the evening they will dress up nicely then visit their friends and family. It is a national holiday in India.
  • 8. Vocabulary Ancient => Very old, aged Abundant =>Present in great quantity Rupture =>a breach of relations
  • 9. Happy Holi