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Make Way for Joy at the 2015 Festival of Colors

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The Holi Festival of Colors returns to Spanish Fork for a day of music, yoga, fun, unity and of course color. The Festival of Colors is a traditional Indian holiday celebrated in an innovative fashion, adapted to the contemporary American scene. In India, Holi announces the arrival of spring and the passing of winter. The festival breathes an atmosphere of social merriment. People bury their hatchets with a warm embrace and throw their worries to the wind. Every nook and corner presents a colorful sight. Young and old alike are covered with colors (red, green, yellow, blue, black and silver). People in small groups are seen singing, dancing and throwing colors on each other.

Holi festival is attended by tens of thousands of people, the videos seen by hundreds of thousands of people, and its fame is world wide (millions of people). Festivities take place  Mar. 28 and 29 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Krishna Temple, 8628 S. State Road in Spanish Fork. Tickets are only $5 and kids 12 and under are free. Advance tickets available at festivalofcolorusa.com.

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