Happy Holi!! Today the 9th of March India celebrates Holi with festivities ending on the 10th of March.
Apart from India, there are around 11 other countries that take part this even, including Australia.
This year Holi was celebrated in Perth on Sunday the 8th of March 2020
This ancient Hindu festival is acknowledged in every part of India.
Holi is known as the festival of spring, the festival of colours and the festival of love.
Customs and traditions?
Holi begins with a religious ritual in front of a bonfire and prayer to symbolise the triumph of good over evil. People traditionally smear each other with colour and drench each other with water guns and water balloons.
Why Celebrate Holi?
Celebrated with much enthusiasm the Spring Festival is considered as a thanks giving for a good harvest.
This year the Festival of Colours was held in Langley Park in Perth with DJs, dancing, games and free prizes as well as rides and water slides.
The event is organised by the Indian Society of Western Australia a non profit organisation aimed at promoting the interest and appreciation of Indian culture in Western Australia. On their website you can become a member of ISWA or view local Indian events in Perth
Why not join us for a meal this evening to celebrate Holi?
We have a wide range of authentic India meals to choose from as well as a long list of wines, cocktails and non alcoholic drinks available. Make a booking online via our website or give us a call on
Ph: 08 9324 1368
Follow us on Social @royalindiarestaurant and the ISWA on social as @indiansocietyofwa
Enjoy Holi and we hope to see you at Royal India!