Phagwah

Phagwah parade celebrates spring’s arrival
Phagwah parade celebrates spring’s arrival
News Alexa Altman 3/13/2012 at 9:58AM

In celebration of a fast-approaching spring, the Hindu community gathered in Richmond Hill to celebrate Holi at the annual Phagwah parade. Over 3,000 people shared in this joyous event, throwing brightly-colored liquid and powder on each other, a tradition that reminds the participants that spring is near. Holi is celebrated during the months of March [...]