Holi Phagwa

Holi Phagwa is a national holiday in Suriname, hence it’s celebrated by everybody, Hindu or not.

Holi Phagwa

Making culture visual!

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I bet you all heard about the holi fest. This holi fest is about the celebration of the spring, the good over the evil and a celebration for the new year. This Hinduism celebration is really popular, not only amongst te locals, also more and more tourists attend this celebration and this is even held in parts of America nowadays. During this celebration everyone goes into the streets and they throw colored powder to each other. Why is this related to visual culture I hear you asking? Just take a look below at the images and this will become clear. A lot of photographers have made amazing pictures of this celebration, therefore this cultural celebration has been made visual!

 

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