10 Wonderful Pictures Of People Celebrating The Start Of Spring

Holi is the Hindu “Festival of Colours”.

1. The Holi celebrations have begun in India.

AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh

2. Holi marks the end of winter and the start of spring.

AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh

3. The festival is officially celebrated around the world today.

AP Photo/ Rajesh Kumar Singh

4. This young boy was dragged across a floor covered in colourful powder in Chennai, India.

AP Photo/Arun Sankar K

5. Last week thousands of people took part in the Lathmar Holi celebrations.

AP Photo/ Rajesh Kumar Singh

Lathmar Holi takes place a week before the main festival.

6. The Holi festival involve people throwing coloured powder and water at each other.

AP Photo/Channi Anand

7. The “Festival of Colours” has spread across the globe with non-Hindus also taking part.

AP Photo/Aaron Favila

8. These people in Basantapur Durbar Square, in Katmandu, Nepal, had a great time.

AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha

9. It was bit difficult to see at times.

AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha

10. But always joyful.

AP Photo/Aaron Favila

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Richard James is acting head of news for BuzzFeed Australia and is based in Sydney.
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