All around the world, Hindus celebrate Holi with tremendous enthusiasm. In Australia, the Hindu community is present in a vast number, and they organize Holi to connect to their homeland.
Holi 2020 in Australia:
Most of Hindus and Indians live in Sydney and Melbourne, cities of Australia. They arrange parties and events on the occasion of Holi. So that everyone that is away from home and family can have a rich taste of cultural belongingness.
On the evening before Holi, the Hindu community light a bonfire. It can happen in the backyard of a house or in the street where Hindus live all over. They come along to sing and dance around the fire in joy. In this way, everyone meets and celebrates the victory of good over evil. Holika Dahan also spreads the message that we can defeat almost every evil around us with our good inner self.
Holi of colors:
On the day of Holi, we can witness the playing of Holi of colors in the streets of the Hindu community. People get along and throw non-toxic colors on each other. They also dance on Indian music. People from different religions also take part in these celebrations.
Food on Holi in Australia:
In abroad, people cannot eat traditional food daily. So on special occasions, they prepare all the traditional food at home to revive the original taste of the festival. This way, they also don’t feel lonely being in another country. Everyone visits each other’s houses, and people enjoy the food together.
If you are in Australia on Holi 2020, don’t be upset. You can celebrate Holi with all its festivities here.