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Overall Holi is considered as a festival of adoration with the rainbow-hued colors over the globe. Celebration of Holi is known as the celebration of colors, additionally it is called ‘fagu Purnima’ or ‘Holi Purnima', which is a celebration of cheering and happiness in the spring time upon the arrival of full moon in the Nepalese month of Fhalgun/Chaitra (March). In Kathmandu and Hilly Region of Nepal, One full moon day holi is celebrated around kathmandu valley and hilly region of nepal, and on the second day holi is celebrated in Treai Region. .

Holi, also known as the "Festival of Colors," is a popular Hindu festival celebrated primarily in India, but also observed in other parts of the world with significant Hindu populations. The festival usually falls in the month of March and is celebrated on the full moon day of the Hindu month of Falguna.

Holi is a joyous celebration that signifies the triumph of good over evil and the arrival of spring. The festival is marked by people smearing and throwing brightly colored powder and water on each other, singing and dancing to music, and enjoying festive foods and sweets.

The festival has many legends associated with it, but the most popular one is the legend of Prahlad and Holika. According to this legend, Prahlad was a young devotee of Lord Vishnu who refused to worship his father's demon king, Hiranyakashipu. In an attempt to kill his son, Hiranyakashipu ordered his sister Holika, who was immune to fire, to sit in a fire with Prahlad on her lap. However, Holika was burnt to ashes, and Prahlad emerged unscathed. This event is celebrated as Holika Dahan, the night before Holi when a bonfire is lit to symbolize the burning of evil.

Holi is also a time when people come together and forget their differences, as the festival is known for breaking down barriers and promoting unity and love. It is a time when people forgive and forget, and celebrate the joys of life together.

Overall, Holi is a colorful and vibrant festival that celebrates the triumph of good over evil and the arrival of spring. It is a time for joy, laughter, and spreading love and positivity.

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