Phoolon Ki Holi: Love Under Sprinkling Flowers
Feast of love studded flowers, it was a celebration welcoming the birth of Shree Krishna. Krishna Janmashtami is a Hindu festival celebrating the birth, or advent, of Lord Sri Krishna. As part of celebration have a performance from India. It is a folk dance group from Mathura, a city in the central part of India. They perfomed in Ramayana Open Air Theater of Prambanan Temple, Friday (13/3).
Embassy of India presents 15 dancers (Indian Folk Dance Group). They performed two dances in this performance, the Peacock Dance and Dance Phoolon Ki Holi.
Holi is known as the Festival of Love or the Festival of Colors and has grown popular outside of the Hindu community across the globe. The celebration falls on Phalgun Purnima, the 12th lunar month of the Hindu calendar, the which usually lands at the end of February or the beginning of March.
This year, the vibrant festival fell on March 6, on the which day worshipers across India Gleefully throw of colorful powder on call now. The festival IS ALSO a day for people to set aside social restrictions separating age, gender and caste.
This performance is a collaboration between PT Taman Wisata Candi Prambanan and Borobudur-Boko and Embassy of India in the field of art and culture. [jogjatoday/rovitavare]
photos by rovitavare for jogjatoday.com