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Holi festival 2018 Nepal

Holi festival 2018 Nepal

Holi festival 2018 Nepal ; Holi is one of the famous festivals celebrated around Nepal and India. This festival is celebrated by Hindu and Sikh as well as some other religion people. There is no religion restriction and boundary for to celebrate this festival. This festival is going to fall on the 01 of March this year whereas the celebration going to held on 2nd in the Terai region of Nepal. Kathmandu and Pokhara is going to celebrate on the 1st of March and the cities like Chitwan, Lumbini from Terai are going to celebrate on the 2nd of March.

Holi festival 2018 Nepal;Holi is the festival of color and joy. This festival is held on the full moon day of late February or beginning to the mid March. According to Hindu mythology this festival is celebrated as a symbol of victory that demon Holika got blessed by god Shiva she earned huge unbeatable power hence she started to feel superior and tried to kill her nephew Parhlad ( Big devotee of god Vishnu). She tried very hard but became unable to Kill and finally demon Holika was killed by an unusual creature called Hirandaykshyap. This is the history beyond the festival Holi.
Holi festival is getting more and more popular in Kathmandu nowadays Kids play with small balloon filled with colored water and water sprayer since week before of its main day. In the main day the guys and girls gather up and exchange colour. This festival is celebrated between friend, family and colleagues. The big bunch of people gathers in front of Kumari Ghar at Kathmandu Durbar square and dances with the beat of music and spray the colour.

Holi festival 2018 Nepal; Nowadays people have discovered new way of celebrating this festival people gather and celebrate in their own way either private or communal. The young guys gather together and perform cultural dance and goes house to house get blessing and offering this is widely perform in the hilly region of Nepal.