kasturi nagar, Bangalore, India
As winter is approaching its end and spring is knocking the door, be sure to witness clouds of color as Holi celebrations are on a high. The Indian Color Festival celebrates the onset of the harvest season and fertility of the land by spreading colors of joy and creating an atmosphere of utter social merriment. The Holi Festival is to fall on 21st March 2019 and at the many Holi events in Bangalore, you can witness joyous throwing of colored powders, the best Indian sweets, non-stop live music, and even rain dance parties! This tradition of playing with colors to mark the colorful produce of the season is a centuries-old tradition in India but has now become a global celebration lasting not only for a day or two but spanning over an entire week at many places. The Holi Festival 2019 in Bangalore seems to get even grander as the celebrations plan to color every street so that whichever part of the city you are in, you have lots of Holi events near you to give you the experience of festive delight.
The grand and stately arrangements done for Holi events in Bangalore are sure to paint a magical environment for the festival. Apart from color parties, there are going to be lots of music concerts as well, where some of the best bands will play non-stop live music accompanied by dance and food. Bhangra dance is a popular form of traditional Indian dance for the festival of Holi and in fact, there might also be some Bhangra dance classes planned before the festival if you wish to try your skills in it. Not just this, the rain dance party in Holi 2019 is also going to happen at many places which will take the celebrations to another level of fun. Though, many other places will stick to folk music and cultural events, along with dhol and drums. If you are not the dance type, you still have a lot to look forward to as some events plan to hold lots of games and encourage social interaction to bring forth the original spirit of the festival of colors. You can expect to witness an abundance of traditional Holi food, especially some typical Indian sweets like Gujiya and Malpua, as they are of cultural importance to this occasion of exchanging good wishes and luck. The Holi Festival 2019 is going to raise bars with this epic blend of music, games, dance, food & drinks, social interaction, and plenty of colors!
The Indian Color Festival also observes colorful and musical processions from temples across the city. Temples are decorated from about a week ago, and people gather to sing devotional songs and chants before the deities. You can witness a pure devotional ambiance and a traditional touch to this occasion at the temples, and perhaps also hear legends associated with it. Fire God is worshipped on the day of Holi and you can witness a bonfire or Holika at some of these places, and experience an extraordinary environment of social interaction promoting harmony and forgiveness as the basic tenets of this festival of colors. The celebrations will be so widespread that in whichever part of the city you are, you can find enough Holi events near you to make your day. At AllEvents.in, you can check out all the planned celebrations and Holi events in Bangalore happening in 2019.