Holi Special

Rep.Tom Suozzi greets Indian Americans on the occasion of Holi


Huntington, New York: Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-Long Island, Queens) issued the following statement in advance of Holi, the festival of colors:  “Holi Mubarak to all celebrating on Long Island, in New York and all around the world.  “Over the years, I have had the chance to be a part of many Holi celebrations to honor...

Events in USA


Plano, Texas Celebrate Nowruz, the annual Persian New Year celebration, at the Plano Event Center. The event includes traditional Iranian music, dancing, kids activities and Persian food, according to the event listing. Nowruz marks the start of spring and the beginning of a new calendar year for many countries in the Middle East. It is...

Nowruz – Time to celebrate spring equinox and new beginnings


By Lillian Lake/sunjournal.com Persian Nowruz (pronounced nowˈɾuːz), meaning ‘new day,’ is the Persian-language term for the Persian New Year and celebrated for two weeks by multi-ethnic groups worldwide. This year, 2022, the holiday is celebrated on Sunday, March 20, the day of the Spring Equinox in the northern hemisphere. Traditionally, there is lots of noise with...

Kesaria Thandai


Ingredients  15 almonds 2 tsp aniseed 2 tsp poppy seeds 8 cardamom pods 12 tsp sugar 2 tsp peppercorns 2 tsp cumin seeds 300 ml water 400 mil milk 4 tsp crushed ice Saffron - a pinch Method  Grind all the spices with the almonds separately. Blend together in a large bowl and add water, milk and saffron. Strain through muslin cloth until the liquid is smooth...

Holi 2022: Delectable Gujiya recipes to impress family, friends


The celebrations of festival of colors and joy is incomplete without enjoying some flavorful ‘gujiyas’ and sharing them with family and friends. This traditional sweet dish is a must during Holi. Filled with the deliciousness of khoya, dry fruits and cardamom, the crisp outer crust and soft fillings makes it the most appetizing delicacy...

Drench yourself with true colors of Holi


By Lalit Garg The ultimate and immortal goal of this life is merging between devotee and God and becoming one color. That's why Holi is the unique confluence of this soul and spirituality. Holi is a unique festival of getting drenched in the colors of love, mutual harmony, and fun. Whether the colors of this festival...

Laath Maar to Hola Mohalla – India says Holi hai!


India's colorful festivities to mark Holi are underway, unburdened by coronavirus fears for the first time in three years. The raucous spring festival sees millions across the country hurl colored powder at each other in a kaleidoscopic celebration of the end of winter and the triumph of good over evil. With India being a diverse...

Royal celebrations mark Jaipur’s Holi


The royals of Jaipur in Rajasthan celebrate the festival in a grand way full of tradition and culture. They organize Holi celebrations in the premises of City Palace wherein important guests and tourists enjoy the festivities. On the first day of Holi, the royal family of Jaipur celebrates Holika Dahan by lighting a huge...

B-Town’s most trending Holi songs for 2022


The frolic of Holi has been well captured on the celluloid for decades. From Rajesh Khanna crooning “Aaj Na Chhodenge” to Amitabh Bachchan-Rekha romancing in “Rang Barse”, from Shah Rukh Khan’s “Soni Soni” to Ranbir Kapoor-Deepika Padukone’s vibrant “Balam Pichkari”, Holi sequences have brought with them ample emotions and story graphs. To make your Holi...