Holi celebration by Indian Ladies Association, Abu Dhabi.

Indian Ladies Association celebrated the festival of colors in Recreational Park, Abu Dhabi. The festivities united families and friends from varying nationalities … reports Asian Lite News.

Holi celebration by Indian Ladies Association, Abu Dhabi.

Vibrant colors and joyous faces, non stop music with 3 DJs spinning back to back, Indian Ladies Association, Abu Dhabi celebrated the festival of colors with close to 1000 people of various nationalities in the Recreation Park on March 2nd in Abu Dhabi.

“ILA celebrated the colorful festival of Holi and home away from home, across the cultures and religious practices this festival of colors symbolizes happiness, peace and compassion,” Ms. Annu Chouraria told Asian Lite News

Ms. Annu Chouraria is the president of ILA which is one the five registered Associations under the Ministry of Community Development. It is a non-profitable organization conducting events for community welfare.

“We aim to promote unity in diversity, inclusion and equality for all through the hues of color. The event included line of Bollywood Dance performance, Bhangra and Dhol, and exciting raffle draw with mouth watering delicacies of various Indian flavors,” she added.

Holi celebration by Indian Ladies Association, Abu Dhabi.

The children were not left out, as they had colored water pool where they could fill their water guns and go on a spraying spree.

There were many famous participating restaurants and outlets, which served Indian food during the event. The food consisted of chaats, fresh juices, sweets and Holi delicacies.

This year being the year of Zayed, the events had a humanitarian approach. ILA wanted to pass the message of unity in diversity during this year’s Holi celebration.

“Wishing everyone a Happy Holi,” said the ILA General Secretary – Ms. Rakshita Rangari.

“People enjoyed the rain dance and the weather was also very good which added more to the fun,” she added.

“In the future we would aim for a bigger event and a bigger crowd. We aim to address a bigger diaspora of not only Indian fraternity, but other nationalities as well,” concluded the ILA president.

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