Photos of Holi Pala during Yaoshang Festival

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Manipuri folks singing Holi Pala during Yaoshang festival in Manipur. Holi Pala are songs describing Krishna celebrating holi with Radha and Gopis in Vrindavan.

Yaaosang is a festival celebrated in Spring season starting from the full moon day of Lamda(March) for six whole days by the Manipuris living in the world. It is the Manipuri version of the famous Hindu festival, Holi. Thabal chongba, a Manipuri folk dance is performed during this festival. Like holi, the Hindus of Manipur play with colours during this festival.

Photos Courtesy: Nelson Loitongbam

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