Holi Hindu Comes to Texas Tech Campus

The event includes colored powder to throw on each other, free Indian food and Holi t-shirts.

WHAT:           Seventh Annual Holi Festival of Colors

WHEN:           4 p.m. Saturday (March 29)

WHERE:         Urbanoksy Park

EVENT:          Texas Tech University’s South Asian Student Association and the Cross Cultural Academic Advancement Center host the Seventh annual Holi Festival of Colors to celebrate the coming of spring.

The event includes colored powder to throw on each other, a cultural performance by Tech Kahaani, free Indian food and free Holi white t-shirts. Traditional Hindu dress asks people to wear white to the event.

Holi is an annual festival celebrated on the day after the full moon in the Hindu month of Phalguna. It celebrates spring while commemorating various events in Hindu Mythology.

The Festival of Colors is free and open to the public.

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CONTACT: Ricky Sherfield Jr., unit coordinator, Cross-Cultural Academic Advancement Center, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-3028, or ricky.sherfield@ttu.edu.