It celebrates the beginning of spring as well as the triumph of good over evil. It is best known around the world for the powder that friends and families throw on each other and enjoys the festival of love, peace and happiness. Although the festival originated in India, it has been adopted in many places around the world with different genre of music. Holi is mostly seen as a time for people to get together and enjoy themselves. It is purported to be a time when friends, families and communities can get together without any concern for caste or ethnicity.
Red is a sign of love, fertility and matrimony. Yellow is synonymous with tumeric, which has medicinal properties. Blue is the colour of Lord Krishna, while green symbolises new beginnings. Leeds Holi Festival aims at bringing different cultures together with different genre of music under 1 roof, 7 hours of open air colour party.