Holi Mahotsav is a grand and unique festival of colour, friendship and harmony. It attracts a diverse cross section of Australians and each year is growing in popularity.
A mixture of cultures come together under one banner to experience the ability of people to unite and transcend boundaries of race, caste and creed, culture, age and gender or simply rejoice in the array of cultural performances.
Presenter: As one of the largest NGO’s in the world, the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan (The Bhavan), literally meaning the House of Indian Knowledge/Wisdom, has over 367 constituent institutions. The Sydney Centre is its first in Australia. The organization has been playing a crucial role in educational and cultural interactions in the world, holding aloft the best of Indian traditions and at the same time meeting the needs of modernity and multiculturalism.
In this endeavour we were greatly inspired by Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority (now from this year Place Management NSW), New South Wales Government who have since inception in 2003 supported us every year.
City of Sydney included Holi Mahotsav as a part of their Living in Harmony Festival from 2013. Since then Holi Mahotsav has become an integral part of the City of Sydney’s Living in Harmony Festival.
Incredible India - India Tourism Sydney (Government of India) have continually supported us with funds and in kind every year since inception.
International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) have remained an integral part of Holi Mahotsav since inception and have participated with Rath Yatra the grand festival of chariots and other activities.