Holi: the festival of colour

Saanichton's Hindu Temple hosted Holi celebrations on March 8.

The Victoria Hindu Temple in Saanichton celebrated Holi on March 8. It’s the festival of colours and marks the start of spring. People apply powdered colours made of Turmeric

Holi is the Hindu religious festival of colours — or the festival of love — celebrated to welcome spring.

The Victoria Hindu Temple in Saanichton held the festival on March 8. Cultural co-ordinator Sri Ganti says the event symbolizes brotherhood, friendship and equality, as the colours make everyone look the same.