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Holi, Triumph, and Colors

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 |
4:00PM - 4:45PM ET

This is a virtual event.
Holi Festival


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Holi, or the festival of colors, signals the advent of spring in India. This presentation dives into the myths, stories, and rituals surrounding the popular Hindu festival celebrating life, love, vitality, and the triumph of good over evil. Hear ancient stories of Hindu deities Radha and Krishna and the action-packed legend of the powerful Hiranyakashipu. Participants will also learn how to make organic colors for their own Holi celebration using spices, flour, and vegetables. Best for families with children ages 5–12.

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