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Festival of Colors - Spanish Fork ,Utah
N 40° 04.542 W 111° 39.726
12T E 443545 N 4436369
Quick Description: The Festival of Colors is in beautiful Spanish Fork Utah
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 4/5/2011 1:38:22 PM
Waymark Code: WMB4QA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
This is an annual Festival of Colors which is held in the spring at the Sir-Sri-Radha Krishna Temple in Spanish Fork, Utah.

In India Holi announces the arrival of spring and the passing of winter. It is a festival that breathes an atmosphere of social merriment. People bury their hatchets with a warm embrace and throw their worries to the wind. Every nook and corner presents a typically colorful sight. Young and old alike are covered with colors (red, green, yellow, blue, black and silver). People in small groups are seen singing, dancing and throwing colors on each other. Colors are thrown every 2 hours.

There are musical interludes, the lighting of a bonfire, burning of an effigy, and the throwing of dry colors on friends and foe alike. The dry powders supplied by the temple are non stain, but still guests are cautioned not to wear their "Saturday Best."

Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple
311 West 8500 South, Spanish Fork, UT 84660
801-798-3559
Hours of Operation: Sat: 10am-8pm, Sun: 12pm-4pm
Price: Free Admission, $2 Color Bags Available

This is a wild experience we hope you will enjoy then go home and take a shower then hit the laundry mat to clean your clothes.
How many days does the festival last?: 2

Admission Price: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

National, County, or City Festival?: Spanish Fork Utah

Coordinates Location:: Main stage

Website:: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
You must visit the festival at the time of the event. You must post a picture of the festival as it is going on, or a picture of a sign or banner promoting the festival.
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