Northeast India undoubtedly celebrates Holi but with a unique touch. Every state has its own specialty. We will explore the colors of Manipur in Holi 2020 here.
Holi 2020 in Manipur:
In Manipur, the celebration continues for six days. With Holi, people also celebrate a regional festival, the Yaosang festival. So we can say that the celebrations are mixed together.
People make a hut by joining twigs, sticks, and hay. In the evening, they burn it instead of a bonfire to celebrate Holika Dahan. Then they sing and dance around to celebrate the victory of good over bad.
Playing Holi with colors:
Young boys gather in a group and invite girls to play with them the Holi of colors.
Celebration in temples:
People wear yellow and white turbans and go to Krishna temples. There they sing devotional songs and play with colors.
The Holi procession:
On the last day, devotees take out a procession that ends at the temple of Krishna. During the march, they continue the celebration and all the cultural activities.
It is a specialized dance of Manipur on the festival of Holi. Earlier, people used to dance on the beats of dhol. But now, modern music is played, and people dance on it.
If you want to enjoy an entirely unique version of Holi 2020, Manipur will be the best destination. Take along your friends and family to enjoy the full of it.