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Holi Festival in Australia
Holi is one of the days in a year that has the power to leave behind a memory to rejoice and fill color in your life. The countdown has begun and everyone whether from India or from abroad is waiting for this colorful day. Not only do people in India enjoy this festival of colors but the Indians residing in different parts of the world equally take pleasure in celebrating this festival of colors. One such country where the people of India are present in large numbers is Australia.
Everyone knows that the festival of color–Holi is celebrated throughout the world by the Hindu Community as a welcome gesture to the relaxing season of spring. The celebration kicks off on the full moon of the Phalgun Purnima when the bonfire is lit. On the following day, the spectrum of colors can be seen on the street and everywhere.
Holi is not only the festival of colors but also the day to organize get together and share the cultural value of fellow Indians the Hindu religion believes that this is the festival when one can wash off all their sins and start afresh altogether novel way of thinking. The festival gives us an opportunity to clean up our souls and prepare us to face courageously all the hurdles in our life with an optimistic frame of mind.
The enthusiasm and excitement can be seen and felt on the streets of Australia visually by looking at the painting f rainbow colors. Several events and plays are organized all over Australia where people play with non-toxic colors. Most of the people dress in traditional clothes and attend the party and events. The festival in Australia is an opportunity for the people of Australia to deepen their understanding of Indian people and the Hindu religion. Holi is a festival where people can exchange their warm wishes for each other and bring their loved ones altogether with the spirit of friendship and kindness.
Holi Festival in Bangladesh
Bengal region has a multifaceted culture due to the influence of Buddhist Hindu and Muslim cultures just like in India. It is also the neighboring country of India. Since Bangladesh is a Muslim dominating country, Hindus also celebrate their festival in their own way. Hindu community gathers in temples and exchanges their greetings with each other and plays with colors. Since Bangladesh is a neighboring country of India the Indian culture has been influenced a lot. The border is shared in the southeast with Myanmar and fronts onto the Bay of Bengal.
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