May 31, 2010

Holi Festival, India

Photograph by Kalpana Chatterjee, Your Shot

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

The colorful festival of Holi is celebrated by different names in this vast and culturally diverse country. The traditions followed for the festival vary a little (and at times a lot) as one moves from one state to another.

(This photo and caption were submitted to Your Shot.)

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