Get ready to celebrate Holi

Anil Bhoj and Hithanjanee Yatawara. (Damjan Janevski) 386667_01

Anne Parisianne

South Morang will be bright and colourful for the annual Whittlesea Colour Carnival on February 25.

A colourful afternoon filled with the ancient Hindu tradition Holi, colour toss and play, live DJ, dancing, food and more is planned.

Adding to the excitement, an air show display will be part of this multicultural celebration.

Mission Smile president Sunil Goel is excited to share with the public for the eighth time.

“Holi has been celebrated in the Indian subcontinent for centuries, with poems documenting celebrations dating back to the fourth century CE,” he said. “Symbol of the triumph of good over evil.

“Eighth year now running this event, the event has grown from strength to strength with so many people from different ethnic backgrounds who come together and play with colour.

“Come and enjoy the festivities, immerse in colour and together, let’s celebrate the rich cultural diversity of City of Whittlesea.”

The carnival will be celebrated from noon-6pm on the Whittlesea Civic Centre lawns.