What: Holi, a festival of fire and colors, is celebrated everywhere in the world there are Hindus. The Hindu population of Mauritius, as in other countries, celebrates Holi with two days of singing, dancing, and splashing everyone with colored water and powder.
When: March 22-24, 2016
Where: Holi is celebrated all over Mauritius, with larger celebrations found in the cities of Saint Denis and Port Louis. If you’re in Mauritius at this time, be prepared to be swept up in the festivities and to get very dirty — don’t wear your finest clothes if you find yourself in the middle of a street full of revelers!