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Updated: 2006-03-16 11:34

Indians celebrate Festival of Colours 


Indians celebrate Festival of Colours


An Indian girl and her father with a painted face smiles during a celebration for theHoli festivalin India. The tradition of Holi, also known as Festival of Colours, heralds the beginning of Spring and is celebrated with great enthusiasm all over the country.  (AFP)


Indians celebrate Festival of Colours


Boys pour colored water on their friend during Holi celebrations in Allahabad, India, Wednesday, March 15, 2006. Holi, the Hindu festival of color, heralds the arrival of spring. (AP)


Indians celebrate Festival of Colours


Indian women rub coloured powder onto each other during a celebration for the Holi festival in New Delhi, March 15, 2006.  (AP)



Holi festival:印度的新年叫做Holi节,意思是颜色,又被称作洒红节。在那天,参加节日的人都会被颜料染得七彩缤纷。 Holi节在每年三月第一个月圆之后的日子举行。

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