1. Holi | Hindu Nations

Holi (pronunciation: /?ho?li?/; Sanskrit: ???? Hol?) is a spring festival, also known as the festival of colours or the festival of love. The holiday signifies the victory of good over evil. It is an ancient Hindu religious festival which has become popular with non-Hindus in many parts of South Asia, as well as people of other communities outside Asia.

People throw coloured powder during the Holi Festival of Colours in Moscow on July 26, 2015. Originally, the festival was celebrated in northern India by throwing colorful powers onto each other to celebrate Spring and drive away evil spirits. AFP PHOTO / ALEXANDER UTKIN        (Photo credit should read ALEXANDER UTKIN/AFP/Getty Images)
People throw coloured powder during the Holi Festival of Colours in Moscow on July 26, 2015. Originally, the festival was celebrated in northern India by throwing colourful powers onto each other to celebrate spring and drive away evil spirits. AFP PHOTO / ALEXANDER UTKIN (Photo credit should read ALEXANDER UTKIN/AFP/Getty Images)