Holi celebrated with gusto [In Pictures]

RSS 24 Mar 2024
Holi celebrated with gusto [In Pictures] Thousands of people assemble at Basantapur, Kathmandu, for Holi celebrations.

KATHMANDU:  Holi, the festival of colors, was celebrated with great enthusiasm and rejoicing across the country on Sunday. The streets came alive as revelers armed with colors, water guns, and water-filled balloons engaged in playful battles, spreading joy and camaraderie.

In Kathmandu’s Basantapur Durbar Square, where the traditional Chir is erected, thousands gathered to witness the Holi celebrations. People from all walks of life embraced the spirit of the festival, forgetting their differences and immersing themselves in the vibrant hues and music that filled the air.

The festival celebrates the arrival of spring and also symbolizes the triumph of good over evil, fostering unity and social harmony among Nepal’s diverse communities.

People in the lowlands of Tarai celebrate the festival on Monday.

Holi celebration in Musikot in West Rukum
Holi celebration in Musikot in West Rukum
Holi celebration in Musikot in West RukumRevelers perform Deuda dance to celebrate Holi at Tundikhel, KathmanduRevelers celebrating Holi at Bhrikuti Mandap, Kathmandu
Members of the Newar community celebrate Holi in Baglung.
Foreign tourists enjoy Holi in Lakeside, Pokhara.
Artists perform at a Holi concert organized in Lakeside, Pokhara.

Foreign tourists in a festive mood in Basantapur, Kathmandu.

Tharu community celebrating Holi in Kanchanpur.
A man buys color at a roadside ship in Surkhet for Holi celebrations.


Published On: 24 Mar 2024


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