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Dol Jatra

Dol Jatra (Holi) 2023

EVENT DETAILS

Date: Sunday 12th March 2023

Time: 5:30PM - 9:00PM

Venue: Chestnuts Community Centre

280 St Ann's Road, London N15 5BN

Full Programme

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Holi in Sanskrit is known as Dhuli is celebrated by throwing scented powder or coloured water at each other signifying unity and peace. It is a religious festival celebrated or observed mainly by Hindus across the world. It is also known as Dol Jatra or Basantotsav in Bengal province of India, where it is a very popular festival celebrated over 3 to 16 days.

 

Famously it is known as festival of colours throughout the world that is enjoyed religiously and celebrated together, the rich and poor, women and men, old and young without any status barrier. The Holi is celebrated prominently in the Braj region, in location connected to Lord Krishna: such as Mathura, Vrindavan, Nandagaon and Barsana.

What is Dol Jatra/Holi?

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