The Holi Festival 2016 will be held on March 23. Here is more information about the special day. The festival commemorates the victory of good over evil. This sort of tradition is also found in various places across the globe. In this particular ceremony, people believe that by destroying and burning Holika the bad spirit, they will live more peaceful and prosperous lives. As we all know, Hindus believe in gods and goddesses. This festival shows their devotion towards one of the most well-known gods, the lord Vishnu.
There are some interesting facts you need to know about this festival. Talking about the name of the festival, it was derived from the festival of colors. This was the moment of incarnation of the God. According to legend, he was believed to like playing pranks on the village girls. Those girls were drenched in colors and water. When does this festival take place? If you want to see the Holi festival 2016 up close, then visit India in winter because the festival is usually held at the end of the season.