When is Holi 2019?

Holi 2019 started on Thursday 21st Mar, 2019 (21/03/2019) 4 days ago

What is Holi?


Holi is one of the most popular festivals of the Hindu culture. It is observed in Nepal and North India. Another name for Holi is the “Festivals of Colors”. It is also known as Boshonto Utshob i.e spring festival or Dolyatra (Doljatra) in West Bengal.

Holika Dahan or Chhoti Holi is the name given to the first evening. And the next day is known as Holi, Phagwah, Dhulandi, Dhuleti or Rangwali Holi.

Bonfires are being lit up at night in order to specify burning Holika on the first day. People spend their day throwing water and colored powder at each other on the second day. The occurrence of Rangapacnchami is observed later on a Panchami i.e the fifth day of the full moon that marks the end of the festivals comprising of colors.

Dates for Holi from 2015 to 2024

The next occurrence of Holi is marked in red

When is ...?WeekdayDateDays away
Holi 2024MondayMar 25th in 1826 days
Holi 2023TuesdayMar 7th in 1442 days
Holi 2022FridayMar 18th in 1088 days
Holi 2021SundayMar 28th in 733 days
Holi 2020TuesdayMar 10th in 350 days
Holi 2019ThursdayMar 21st 4 days ago
Holi 2018FridayMar 2nd 388 days ago
Holi 2017SundayMar 12th 743 days ago
Holi 2016WednesdayMar 23rd 1097 days ago
Holi 2015FridayMar 6th 1480 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateMar 21, 2019
When? Ended 4 days ago
Duration1 Day
Type Hindu Holidays

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