When is Holi (होली) in 2016
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If yes, you have come to the right place. Holi (होली) in 2016 will be observed on Wednesday, 23rd March.
As per Hindu Calender, the festival of Holi (होली) falls on Full moon day (Poornima) of Phalguna month.
Holi (होली), popularly known as ‘festival of colors’, is a Hindu festival which is usually observed in the months of February or March. However, Holi (होली) in 2016 will be observed on Wednesday, 23rd March. The festival marks the beginning of Spring season, which is why it is also referred as the ‘Spring Festival of India’. Holi (होली) is primarily observed in India but is celebrated in all Hindu communities all over the world.
Despite being a Hindu festival, it is now been celebrated by other religion and communities as well. The main attraction of the festival are lots of colors, fun and fervor. The dates of the Holi (होली) festival vary every year because of the fact that it is based on Hindu Calender and Hindu calenders are based on the Solar cycle. It is one of India’s most joyous and fun-filled festival which promotes the message of equality and brotherhood.