Holi Festival at South Africa :

Indians never forget their culture and festivals. So, Indians who got settled in foreign countries also celebrate the festival of Holi with full enthusiasm and fun. Because of this nature, their children also get knowledge about Indian culture and never forget to respect their elders.

Indians in South Africa also takes immense pleasure in celebrating the festival of Holi. Gujrati’s and other Indians settled in South Africa celebrate this festival every year and keep this tradition alive in the country. They follow all the Holi traditions like burning of bonfire called ‘Holika’, playing colors, singing of Holi songs, etc. They also meet with their friends and relatives and exchange sweets and greetings.

In this modern society, it is becoming very important to keep ancient traditions alive. Holi festival is a great way to get people closer and to make new friends. It generates new affection and love in relationships and sometimes enemies become friends on this day of Holi.

South Africa is a country located at the southern tip of African continent and has largest Indian immigrants. So there are so many Indian communities in South Africa which help people in organizing the festivals. Most of the Indian communities are located in the eastern regions of Transvaal and Natal of South Africa. About 65% of Hindus live in this area and that’s why many Hindu festivals are celebrated here.

So, in South Africa, Indians celebrates Holi festival with complete joy and happiness. Tourists also participate in this

festival with them and enjoy a lot. So, if you are planning to visit South Africa, it will be the great idea to make your plan in month of February and March and enjoy the Holi festival with Indians located there.

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