Fagu Purnima (Holi)
Fagu Purnima or Holi is one of Nepal’s most colourful festival. It is the festival of colour and people smear different colours to their friends and family members to celebrate this day. The day signifies the demolition of demoness Holika by Lord Bishnu. The eighth-day festival formally begins with the erection of a ceremonial pole at the Kathmandu Durbar Square. People also through water-filled balloons to their friends and strangers as a part of celebrating this festival. The people in the Tarai cerebrate the festival the following day. The festival usually falls in the month of March.