Holi is a popular ancient Hindu festival originating from the Indian peninsula. It is mainly celebrated in India, but it has also spread to other parts of Asia and parts of the Western world through the diaspora of the Indian subcontinent.
The Holi festival has a cultural significance among the various Hindu traditions of the Indian subcontinent. It is a feast day to eliminate and get rid of past mistakes, end up conflicts by meeting others, forget and forgive. People pay or forgive their debts, cope again with debts in their lives. Holi is also an opportunity for people to enjoy the changing seasons and make new friends in the beginning of spring, the beginning of the new year.