Holi 2020 will be held on Saturday 29 February in North Hagley Park from 10am-4pm.
The theme this year is: Kotahitanga (unity). Holi has always aimed to promote unity in Christchurch and is built on the traditional themes of forgiveness and togetherness. The event provides a welcoming and inclusive space to come together as one city and celebrate the many different people that call Ōtautahi home.
Holi is all about celebrating the people of New Zealand. Cultural-fusion performances will showcase the many different cultures in our community, joining together for one big party. Entry to this festival is free*!
Holi is a day to forget your worries and connect with family and friends. Throw colours and dance to music from various DJs. Enjoy traditional Indian games, cultural performances and festive Holi delicacies.
This traditional Indian holiday originates from folk stories, passed down through generations. Each region in India celebrates in its own way but Holi is widely recognised as a day to forgive, look ahead and celebrate with colours as a community.