Colorful celebration marks winter's passing and spring's arrival

Published: Saturday, March 30 2013 9:35 p.m. MDT

Holi Festival of Colors at the Krishna Temple in Spanish Fork on Saturday, March 30, 2013.

Kristin Murphy, Deseret News

Participants threw colored chalk into the air during Saturday's Holi Festival of Colors at the Krishna Temple south of Spanish Fork.

In India, Holi announces the arrival of spring and the passing of winter. The celebration, which includes music and food, continues Sunday, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., at the temple, 8628 S. State Road. Throwings will be held every two hours, and there is a $3 entrance fee for adults.

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