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In photos: Holi 2019 celebrations around the world

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 1 of 23: Hindu devotees pray as they are sprayed with colours by a priest on a temple premises during Holi celebrations in Ahmedabad, India, March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

The vibrant festival of colors that welcomes the spring season is being celebrated on March 20-21, 2019, with festivities beginning a few days before. The first of the two-day festival has people gathering around a pyre, singing, dancing and performing prayers, symbolizing the triumph of good over the evil. The second day is marked with people applying colors to one another and visiting friends and family.

Here's a look at how people are celebrating Holi around the world.

(Pictured) Devotees pray as they are sprayed with colors by a priest in a temple in Ahmedabad, India, on March 20.

© Amit Dave/Reuters
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