by : mhaya b. 705
~ HOLI ~
Holi is a spring festival that is celebrated throughtout India .for two days by dropping powdered colors from the rooftops, drench each other with balloons filled with colored water and have huge feasts. This festival is held to celebrate the defeat of the mythical creature, Holika. Holi starts off with a big bonfire to help clear the leaves and twigs of the autumn that has just past.