HOUSTON: Holi – Festival of colors 2022 will take place on Sunday, March 20, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at India House Grounds at 8888 West Bellfort Avenue, Houston, Texas 77031 – Award-winning Bollywood celebrities perform live and host this Grand Holi, a mega fun charity event to experience Color Play with organic colors, dancing, music, mouth-watering food, a market/bazaar, kiddie rides and lots of fun for all age groups and walks of life.
The proceeds of this Holi Fest are intended for the education and health care of underprivileged people.
Parking for the event is free. Tickets available at JKYog.org/Houston-holi, Humtumdesi.com, Sulekha, Eventbrite. General admission is $10. Deluxe ($50) and Premium ($250) tickets also available. Details and tickets can be obtained from the event webpage https://www.jkyog.org/houston-holi/ or call (832) 871-2320.
The Holi festival celebrates the arrival of spring. The festival is an atmosphere of social merriment as young and old alike are covered in color and every corner puts on a colorful spectacle. Everyone is happy as the skin colors fade quickly under layers of green, red, yellow and purple colored powders. It is a way to renew relationships and to experience unity and fraternity. It’s also a celebration of life because it’s springtime, and a signal of change and growth.
The event features live music by Bollywood celebrities, Harry Anand and Shalmali Kholgade.
Harry Anand is a music producer/singer/songwriter. He has given music to 23 movies and is also known as REMIX KING for his remixes and is the winner of 13 awards including 3 MTV Immies.
Shalmali Kholgade is the winner of Bollywood’s Playback Singer & Filmfare Award.
Holi–Festival of Colors opens at 11 a.m. and ends at 4 p.m. – a full five hours of celebrating culture and unity through diversity, for a worthy cause. Holi Color Play is sponsored by JKYog, a non-profit organization sharing knowledge on yoga, meditation and spirituality for the upliftment of humanity and organizing various inspiring events and classes for children, youth and adults . It was founded by Swami Mukundananda, who holds an engineering degree from IIT, India and an MBA from IIM, India, two leading educational institutions in the world. He has been preaching for 30 years and has written books on mind management, healthy diets, yoga for body, mind and soul, etc.