The Hindu festival Holi marks the end of winter and the beginning of Spring and as this video shows, one of the colourful ways of celebrating this is to cover one another in paint.
Colourful Holi celebrations underway in Leicester to mark Spring
Despite the unseasonal snow, hundreds of people have turned out to a Hindu festival celebrating the start of Spring.
People in Leicester celebrated by covering friends with coloured powder. The Holi festival represents the end of the gloomy winter and the liveliness of the Spring season.
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