AP PHOTOS: Indians celebrate Holi, Hindu festival of color

Dec 6, 2018
Agency News


Welcome to the vibrant world of Holi, the joyous Hindu festival of color! Aperture Group is excited to present a mesmerizing collection of photographs capturing the spirit and essence of this beloved celebration. Immerse yourself in the colorful traditions, rituals, and community spirit that make Holi an unforgettable experience.

The Significance of Holi

Holi, also known as the "Festival of Colors," holds immense cultural and religious significance in Hinduism. It marks the arrival of spring, the victory of good over evil, and the celebration of love and unity. This auspicious festival brings people together, breaking barriers of caste, age, and gender, as vibrant hues fill the air, painting everything and everyone in a kaleidoscope of colors.

Immerse Yourself in the Colors

Step into a world of vivid colors as you explore our captivating Holi photo gallery. Witness the streets come alive with an explosion of powdered colors, gleeful laughter, and music. Be captivated by the joyous expressions as young and old, men and women, dance and revel in this vivacious festival. Our talented photographers have expertly captured the energy and excitement that permeates every corner of Holi celebrations.

Traditional Rites and Rituals

Delve into the rich cultural traditions of Holi, passed down through generations. Learn about the significance of lighting bonfires during the eve of Holi, a ritual called Holika Dahan, which symbolizes the triumph of good over evil. Discover the tales and legends behind this ancient festival and gain a deeper understanding of its religious roots.

Holi Specialties: Sweets, Music, and More

No celebration is complete without delightful delicacies, and Holi is no exception. Explore the mouthwatering array of traditional sweets, such as gujiya, malpua, and thandai, that are savored during this festive season. Feel the rhythm of Holi come alive through the beats of traditional music and dance performances. Engross yourself in the festive spirit by participating in playful water fights with colored water, known as "Rangwali Holi," where everyone becomes fair game.

Community Bonds and Unity

Holi transcends boundaries and fosters communal harmony. It serves as a symbol of unity and the power of togetherness. Witness firsthand the spirit of inclusivity as people from all walks of life come together, forgetting social or cultural differences, and join in the merriment. Holi truly celebrates the vibrant tapestry of Indian society.

Preserving Traditions and Spreading Joy

At Aperture Group, we strive to capture timeless moments that showcase the beauty, diversity, and traditions of cultures around the world. With our stunning collection of Holi photographs, we aim to preserve the essence of this colorful festival and share the joy and enthusiasm it ignites among millions of people in India and beyond.

Join the Celebration

Are you ready to experience the sheer excitement and exuberance of Holi? Immerse yourself in our Holi photo gallery and let the vibrant colors and infectious enthusiasm transport you to the heart of the festivities. Witness the magic of Holi through the lenses of our talented photographers and embrace the joyous celebration of life, love, and unity encapsulated in this incredible festival.


Aperture Group proudly presents an exclusive visual journey through the enchanting world of Holi. Our collection of remarkable photographs showcasing the Indian celebration of color will take you on a captivating exploration of tradition, community, and pure unadulterated joy. Let us be your guide as you uncover the splendor of this extraordinary Hindu festival and gain a deeper appreciation for the rich cultural heritage that defines Holi.

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Nov 10, 2023
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Aug 12, 2023
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I can almost feel the energy and excitement through these stunning images!
Aug 1, 2023
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Jul 29, 2023
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The joyful spirit of Holi is so vividly captured in every single picture!
Jul 22, 2023
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Jul 7, 2023
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Jul 7, 2023
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May 12, 2023
Mary Riouxfouker
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May 1, 2023
Chris Preston
Such a wonderful representation of the joy and togetherness of this festival!
Apr 17, 2023
Lisa Boaz
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Apr 10, 2023
Arleen Espiritu
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Mar 19, 2023
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Feb 22, 2023
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Feb 19, 2023
Chris Pateras
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Jan 26, 2023
Ryan Rogers
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Dec 14, 2022
Jon Greiner
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Dec 8, 2022
Terrence Terrell
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Sep 21, 2022
Shelley Vanderweil
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Sep 6, 2022
Lyn Bulman
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Aug 8, 2022
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Aug 7, 2022
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Jul 22, 2022
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Jun 16, 2022
Jack Morris
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May 12, 2022
Brian Wilkins
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Apr 24, 2022
Mo Habeel
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Mar 22, 2022
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Mar 20, 2022
Kevin Flynn
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Feb 18, 2022
Van Stewart
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Feb 9, 2022
Ginger Ku
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Feb 7, 2022
Paul Hsu
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Jan 23, 2022
Susan Kushnick
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Jan 19, 2022
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Jan 14, 2022
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Jan 9, 2022
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Dec 5, 2021
Tony Stewart
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Dec 1, 2021
Sasha Miller
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Oct 16, 2021
Renuka Bhageat
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Oct 7, 2021
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Oct 3, 2021
Tallin Tufankjian
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Aug 17, 2021
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Aug 15, 2021
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Aug 8, 2021
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Jun 30, 2021
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Apr 8, 2021
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Apr 6, 2021
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Mar 15, 2021
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Feb 3, 2021
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Jan 30, 2021
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Jan 20, 2021
Michelle Dickman
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Jan 18, 2021
Kevin Adams
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Jan 14, 2021
Ralph Nichols
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Dec 27, 2020
Leigh Bullock
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Dec 13, 2020
Monique Bernstein
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Dec 1, 2020
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Nov 28, 2020
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Nov 28, 2020
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Nov 24, 2020
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Nov 21, 2020
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Oct 29, 2020
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Sep 29, 2020
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Jun 11, 2020
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May 31, 2020
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May 30, 2020
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May 28, 2020
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May 27, 2020
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May 10, 2020
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Apr 20, 2020
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Apr 18, 2020
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Apr 15, 2020
Greg Everett
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Mar 24, 2020
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Feb 19, 2020
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Feb 13, 2020
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Dec 25, 2019
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Dec 23, 2019
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Dec 5, 2019
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Nov 18, 2019
Lucas Schelkens
The burst of colors and camaraderie of Holi celebrations is beautifully preserved in these photographs.
Nov 12, 2019
Elwalied Ibrahim
The enchanting frenzy of Holi is eloquently captured in these stunning photographs.
Nov 12, 2019
Andy Inniss
The colors and energy in these photographs are simply mesmerizing!
Oct 14, 2019
Michael Baker
The colors are so vivid and lively, it's like being a part of the celebration.
Sep 22, 2019
Ralph Mora
The jubilant and all-encompassing nature of Holi celebrations is beautifully showcased in these images.
Sep 7, 2019
Shelly Berlemon
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Sep 3, 2019
Corinna Schabhuettl
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Aug 28, 2019
Larry Bowman
The joyous and exhilarating mood of Holi is vividly brought to life in these resplendent images.
Aug 22, 2019
Jackie Foote
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Aug 6, 2019
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Aug 1, 2019
Yelie Istanto
The visual narrative of these photos beautifully portrays the unity and celebration of Holi.
Jul 12, 2019
David Sliwin
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Jun 21, 2019
William Natusch
These photos are a testament to the unifying power of Holi in celebrating togetherness and joy.
May 31, 2019
Randy Phillips
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May 4, 2019
Keely Conrey
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Apr 21, 2019
Brian Egan
The sheer joy and camaraderie of Holi is wonderfully depicted in these captivating photographs.
Apr 14, 2019
Don Riddle
The infectious happiness and communal harmony of Holi is beautifully echoed in these photographs.
Apr 5, 2019
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The joy and energy of Holi celebrations are beautifully encapsulated in these stunning images.
Mar 28, 2019
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Mar 22, 2019
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Feb 21, 2019
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Jan 6, 2019
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The cheerful and riotous play of colors in these photos is absolutely delightful to see!
Jan 5, 2019