March 12, 2015

Holi Festival, Bangladesh

Photograph by Anik Rahman, National Geographic Your Shot

An explosion of sight and sound, the Holi Festival marks the arrival of spring and the triumph of good over evil for Hindus in Dhaka, Bangladesh. On the day of Holi, men and women caper in the streets, squirting pink water at one another and throwing handfuls of pink, red, and mauve powder.

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