Red, Green,Yellow..Awesome Festival of Colors, Holi in India…

Holi – a traditional Indian feast, symbolizing the arrival of spring. It is celebrated traditionally, by throwing colored powder paints. In the northern state of Uttar Pradesh before the actual festival of Holi, they celebrate Holi Lathmar, and since this is also the Spring Festival. According to legend, Krishna came to Barsana town to cause jealousy in his beloved Radha. In response, women are driven out of his village. Today, women in this day Barsany “banish” men with sticks because they singing provocative songs and throw them in the powder coatings. This year the festival will be across India on March 8. it was really amazing festival full of colors, just check out….

1. Smiling Indian in the paint during the “Lathmar Holi”. By tradition, the men sing provocative songs to attract the attention of women who “beat” them with bamboo sticks called “lathis”. (Adnan Abidi / Reuters)

Awesome Festival of Colors, Holi in India... (1)  2. People rush to the colors of Holi festival in the village Lathmar Nandgaon. (Adnan Abidi / Reuters) Awesome Festival of Colors, Holi in India... (2)  3. The child posing for a photograph while other villagers Nandgaon coated with paint at the Nandi temple. (Manan Vatsyayana / AFP / Getty Images) Awesome Festival of Colors, Holi in India... (3)  4. Indian family looks like a girl beats a man of Nandgaona in Barsane. By tradition, the women of the village, where there was Radha, beat the men from the village Nandgaon, where he lived Krishna. Even today, the marriage between boys and girls from these two villages is impossible. (Kevin Frayer / Associated Press) Awesome Festival of Colors, Holi in India... (4)  5. A man in paint lying on the ground in Nandgaone. (Adnan Abidi / Reuters)

Awesome Festival of Colors, Holi in India... (5)  6. The old man covered in paint in Barsane. (Adnan Abidi / Reuters) Awesome Festival of Colors, Holi in India... (6)  7. Smeared with paint in the Indian town of Barsana. (Adnan Abidi / Reuters) Awesome Festival of Colors, Holi in India... (7)  8. A man from the village asked the girl from Nandgaon Barsany not to beat him with sticks chase. (Kevin Frayer / Associated Press) Awesome Festival of Colors, Holi in India... (8)  9. Riot of colors on the Holi festival Lathmar, the eve of the Holi festival, which will be held on March 8. (Kevin Frayer / Associated Press) Awesome Festival of Colors, Holi in India... (9)  10. Men throwing colored powder in Barsane. (Adnan Abidi / Reuters) Awesome Festival of Colors, Holi in India... (10)  11. Festivities in Barsane. (Adnan Abidi / Reuters) Awesome Festival of Colors, Holi in India... (11)  12. Indian transvestites dancing in the temple of Radha Rani in Barsane. (Kevin Frayer / Associated Press) Awesome Festival of Colors, Holi in India... (12)  13. Smeared with paint in Barsana village in the temple of Radha Rani. (Manan Vatsyayana / AFP / Getty Images) Awesome Festival of Colors, Holi in India... (13)  14. Women with sticks go to chase the men from the village Nandgaon. (Manan Vatsyayana / AFP / Getty Images) Awesome Festival of Colors, Holi in India... (14)  15. Villagers Nandgaon, smeared in colors. (Manan Vatsyayana / AFP / Getty Images) Awesome Festival of Colors, Holi in India... (15)  16. The man rolled in red water. (Adnan Abidi / Reuters) Awesome Festival of Colors, Holi in India... (16)  17. Man throws red color during the celebration of Holi Lathmar. (Adnan Abidi / Reuters) Awesome Festival of Colors, Holi in India... (17)  18. People enjoying colors in Nandgaone. (Adnan Abidi / Reuters) Awesome Festival of Colors, Holi in India... (18)  19.Awesome Festival of Colors, Holi in India... (19)  20. Men hide behind the women, who playfully hit them with sticks, in Nandgaone. (Adnan Abidi / Reuters) Awesome Festival of Colors, Holi in India... (20)  21. Smeared in colors the youth singing in church in the GIM Nandgaone. (Adnan Abidi / Reuters) Awesome Festival of Colors, Holi in India... (21)  22. A boy covered in colors in Holi. (Adnan Abidi / Reuters) Awesome Festival of Colors, Holi in India... (22)

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