Organized by the Hindi community, Holi or The Festival of Colors is a traditional occasion that occurs every year in communities across the globe. There are no borders to this festival, just an anbundance of peace, tranquility love and well, color!
The purpose of Holi is to celebrate good over evil, and the beginning of spring and this is the time when radiant colors bloom.
During this celebration, there is playing and dancing, and everyone gets covered in multi-colored powders.
This isn’t referring just to the kids either. During Holi, all individuals are obliged to get caked in color, and you are also supposed to bring your own powers.
Make sure you bring your appetite and an empty stomach as many delicious Indian food dishes will be served on the street!
What to Pack
Bring your most radiant clothes and get ready to listen to Hindi street music everywhere you turn.
If you don’t have any colored powders at hand, no worries, you can still buy them in most Puerto del Carmen shops.
In 2020, Holi is set to take place on March 9-10. In the past the festival ran from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM, but further info will be added once all has been confirmed.
The highlight of the event is the arrival the famous colored powders, but throughout the dance shows and and DJ’s are what keep visitor entertained all day long.
The Holi Festival takes place at Plaza De Las Naciones on Avenida de las Playas, which is near the middle of the park at Playa Grande beach.