Happy Holi 22 March 2016
Holi is known as the festival of colours. It is celebrated at the beginning of the Spring season as well as mark of the beginning of the Nepali New Year. It is very popular and old religious festival of Hindus. Also it is becoming popular with non-Hindus. It is mainly celebrated in Nepal, India and other South Asian countries.
It is celebrating today, full moon day of the month Chaitra in Nepal. It is a public holiday in Nepal. There are different believes and rituals of this festival. Hindus people believe in Lunar system. People celebrated it two days in Nepal- 1st day mainly for people from North and hillside and 2nd day mainly for people from South (Terai). Many people from different part of the world will come to Nepal to celebrate this festival. Tourist visit in Nepal is increasing because of this festival, it is helping a lot in tourism industry in Nepal. It is always better to follow the culture to promote the country in the world.