INDIA, March 14, 2014 (Washington Post): Holi is a spring festival also known as the festival of colors. It is celebrated at the approach of the vernal equinox, on the Phalguna Purnima (Full Moon). The festival date varies every year, per the Hindu calendar, and typically comes in March. The festival signifies the victory of good over evil, the arrival of spring and for many a festive day to meet others, play and laugh.
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