“Holi (English pronunciation: /ˈhoʊliː/) (Sanskrit: होली) is a spring festival also known as the festival of colours and the festival of love. It is an ancient Hindu religious festival which has become popular with non-Hindus in many parts of South Asia, as well as people of other communities.” – Wikipedia
Though a traditionally a Hindu festival, Holi in Bangladesh has become something more of an universal festival of colors and enjoyment for everyone of all religion. In the alleys of Shakharibazar and Tantibazar, old Dhaka the festival is participated and visited by people of all religion from all over the busy capital of Bangladesh.
It has also become an annual ritual for members of the ‘BUET Photographic Society’ to visit the festival and shoot some pictures while having fun with the locals throughout the day.
Here are some of my photos from this year.
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