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Here in Germany and in many other countries of the world, Easter was celebrated in the last days. In India, however, there was a very colorful festival that the people there celebrated.
Many Colors In-Play
In India, there are very few Christians and the people there have a different religion. Therefore, Easter is not celebrated there as we know it from us here. Therefore the people in India and also in the country celebrate Nepal celebrates a different festival. This is a very colorful festival and many colors are involved. This festival is called the spring festival Holi. This festival is to ensure that truth triumphs over lies.
There Is Color All Over The Body
The people who celebrate this festival throw a lot of color powder into the air. Lots of different colors and then they smear it all over their bodies, including their faces, of course. All of the children dress up and put on colorful Wigs. Then they spray around with water guns to smear the colors even better, and the kids have a lot of fun doing it. And what is even more fun, there are also lots of sweets and the children are especially happy about them.
Explanation Of The Difficult Words:
Nepal is a landlocked country in South Asia. It borders the People’s Republic of China to the north and India to the east, south, and west. To the north and east is a large part of the Himalayan Mountains, including Mount Everest, whose summit is the highest point on earth at 8848 meters, and seven other of the ten highest mountains on earth. The lowest point, on the other hand, is 70 meters at Kencha Kalan in southern Nepal. Nevertheless, Nepal is the highest country in the world on average after Tibet, with over 40% of the country above 3000 meters.
Wigs are worn on the head and are usually made of artificial hair. Wigs were already worn by men and women alike in ancient Egypt. Also in ancient Greece, as well as in the Roman Empire, women wore wigs or extensive hairpieces. Today, people usually wear wigs when they have no hair on their heads.