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March 28, 2018

SVSU to celebrate Holi Festival of Colors in April

HoliFestivalThe South Asian Student Association at Saginaw Valley State University next month will host the traditional Holi Festival of Colors — an annual Hindu holiday celebrating the beginning of spring and the “victory of good over evil.” The tradition involves encouraging participants to throw colorful powder at each other.
Food, music, a dance competition and many other activities also will be included in the celebration.
Holi Festival of Colors at SVSU is set for Saturday, April 21, from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Hamilton Gymnasium.
Tickets are $15 for the general public and $10 for students. Guests can pay $5 to participate only in the color throw. Children 6 and under can participate for free.
Along with tickets for the event, t-shirts are also being sold for $5 each.
For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit To contact the South Asian Student Association, please email