INDIA, March 12, 2014 (Daily Mail): These amazing photographs give a whole new meaning to the phrase "painting the town red." Hindu men and women have welcomed the beginning of spring by hurling colored powder at one another during the annual Holi festival in India. The festival is now one of the biggest in the world. In recent years, it has spread among non-Hindus in many parts of South-east Asia, as well as to parts of Europe, North America and Australia. Holi is held every year before spring on the last full moon day of the lunar month.
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