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Naperville’s Holi Festival

As a way to bid farewell to winter and welcome spring, Simply Vedic Cultural Society held its annual Festival of Colors, also known as Holi, at the Riverwalk’s Grand Pavilion.

The new energy of the season was celebrated by tossing organic dyed flour of different colors at one another which each shared a different meaning.

“Red is for fire, blue is for water, and yellow is if you talk about India and orange is education, so yellow and orange we say devoted to education,” said Prachi Yadu

These colorful symbols were also a way to forgive and forget while throwing their worries to the wind.

The free event has been the not-for-profits biggest fundraiser since the event began in 2008.


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