Ancient Hindu festival of colour comes to Olympic Park this weekend

Barking and Dagenham Post/ by Freddy Mayhew

Plumes of colour will fill the sky this weekend as the festival of colour comes to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

The ancient Hindu festival, known as Holi, has rocketed in popularity and is now a major event on the summer calender for many young Londoners.

The organisers of this year’s London Holi festival began their event in Berlin, Germany, in 2012, the first of its kind in Europe. They have returned this year to the newly opened Olympic Park on Saturday, June 28, and Sunday, June 29.

Last year they brought their colourful party to Battersea, south London, and saw more than 30,000 “colourful and happy guests” take part over two days, said a spokesman……..[Read
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