The International Student Association presents: Holi, a festival of colors
The International Student Association is hosting a festival of color to highlight the celebration of Holi. The festival is Thursday, March 17th from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Bayou Park. Students, faculty, and staff are invited for a game of Ghaito Futai and Tug of war. Ghaito Futai is a famous community game played in Nepal during the occasion of Holi. White T-shirts will be offered to the first 50 attendees.
Holi, a traditional Hindu festival, is where people gather to celebrate the arrival of spring, the end of winter, and the blossoming of love. The colors symbolize joy and positivity.
"Holi is a festival of love and hopeful possibilities. The Holi festival is celebrated with colors, games, food, and joyful music. It is recognized by Hindus around the world, but one of the biggest celebrations are in South Asian India and Nepal." Uchechi Damaris Owunna, ISA President.
“It is a very important festival of Hindu. Celebrated at the beginning of the spring. It is a festive day to meet others, play and laugh, forget, and forgive, and repair broken relationships.” Manish Katuwal, ISA Officer, Nepal