TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Mayur Indian Kitchen will be hosting "Indian Holi Taipei" tomorrow (March 16) in Taipei to celebrate Holi, the "Festival of Colors, and enjoy the day with delicious Indian cuisine, music, and dance performances.
Holi is one of the most important holidays in Indian culture, annually celebrating the coming of Spring and the triumph of good over evil. Everyone in Taipei is invited to the party at this year’s festival, which is taking place at the Huashan 1914 Creative Park in Taipei's Zhongzheng District, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The Holi festival is well-known as a “festival of colors” where participants throw colored dye and powder at one another. At Saturday’s festival, organizers will provide dye mixed with water.
The festival is an opportunity to play, laugh, make friends, and to celebrate life.
Organizers remind participants to buy a white t-shirt for the event, and to wear clothing they don’t mind getting covered in colored dye.
The event is only NT$250 for students and NT$350 for adults, if purchased in advance, and includes an "Indian lunch box" from the organizers. Without advance purchase, participants will have to pay NT$400 to enter.
Tickets can be booked in advance through the event page or at Mayur Indian kitchen and partner restaurants.
In addition to the “festival of colors,” there will be DJ’s playing popular Indian music, professional Bollywood dancers, a live Western band Mojo Music, and a wide array of food stalls serving delicious traditional Indian cuisine.