Best Places To Celebrate Holi Festival in India

Delhi: Morden Holi: Holi at Delhi is celebrated in a modern way.Anyone can celebrate holi in Delhi Amidst great music, live bands & jams, sprinklers, colours, booze and Bhang glasses, Delhi will surely take you on a colorful ride this Holi.On the eve of Holi, bonfires or Holika are lit in the important centers of the city where people celebrate the victory of good over evil. Firewood for burning Holika is collected weeks before the festival.In Delhi the festival of Holi is extremely important and the city is decked up for the occasion long before the d-day. People drink "Bhaang", an intoxicating drink made from Cannabis, which is typical to this festival.The music is brought by DJs and bands that perform here

Jaipur,Elephants Festival: An elephant festival is held every year at Jaipur on the eve of Holi. Elephant beauty contest, parades and a tug of war between elephants makes the event all the more fun.The Elephant Festival Jaipur is held on the day of Holika Dahan. The festival begins with the Procession of Elephants, Camels,Horses and followed by folk dancers and other entertainers.The festival features Elephant polo and Elephant Dance.One can see people sprinkling 'gulaal' (colored powder) perched on top of the elephant. The most beautifully decorated elephant is awarded. Elephant polo, Elephant race, the tug-of-war between Elephant and 19 men and women are the featured events of the festival.

Purulia, West Bengal, Folk Holi: A three day Basanta Utsav folk festival takes place in the Purulia district of West Bengal.You'll get to sing and play Holi with the locals, as well as enjoy a wide variety of unique folk art.The people smear Aabir (colours) on each other and sway to the local 'Jhumur' tunes. The ambience of Purulia along with the hysteria make this a cherished an ideal place for minimum of 1 night/ 2 days trip. Arrangements are there for night stay at tented accommodation (along with clean linens and Mosquito repellant) on payment of a nominal amount.
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