Last week was the Hindu festival of Holi. Holi celebrates the coming of spring and is also called the festival of colours.

Hindus celebrate Holi by throwing coloured powder and water over each other – looks like a lot of fun!

Image credit: REUTERS/Amit Dave.

This is just one of a set of fantastic photos of the celebrations from different cities around India published by The Boston Globe. Go here to look at the rest of the photos.


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