GS to host 4th annual Holi Festival

Shiann Sivell

The Georgia Southern University Office of Multicultural Affairs is hosting their 4th annual Holi Festival March 22.

Also know as the Festival of Colors, the Holi festival is a traditional Hindu holiday that celebrates the triumph of good over bad and the welcoming of spring.

The most well-known Holi tradition is the throwing of colored powder, called gulal, at one another.

This years festival will consist of a special performance comprised of talented performers, OMA Director Takeshia Brown said.

“As with all of our events, Holi Festival is an opportunity to learn more about a different cultures and celebrate diversity,” Brown said. “This is a festival that is celebrated around the world that our campus community gets to celebrate as well.”

The celebration will begin at 6:00 p.m. on Georgia Avenue between the Dining Commons and Centennial Place.

Shiann Sivell, The George-Anne Daily Reporter,