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Indian festival injects Granite City with a splash of colour

Holi Mela Festival took place in the Ashdale Hall, Westhill on Saturday. More than 900 people flocked to the celebration – and organisers are already looking to see how they can make it even bigger and better next year.   Check out more at:  

900 turn out to enjoy Holi Mela festival in North-east

The North-east was injected with a splash of colour when an Indian festival returned. Holi Mela Festival held its fourth annual event attracting more than 900 people – and organisers are looking to expand the festival next year, hoping to push the attendance up to 5,000. Check out more at:

Hindu colour festival Holi Mela returns to North-east

Holi Mela is returning for another year, allowing people in the North-east to throw powdered paint at each other. A traditional Hindu festival, it celebrates the beginning of spring after the long winter.     Check out more at:

Holi Mela festival hailed a success as crowds flock to colourful event

  A popular Indian festival turned the North-east technicolour as it returned for another year. The Indian Association of North East Scotland (IANES) organised the Holi Mela, Festival of Colour, with this year’s event being more popular than ever. Around 1,000 tickets were sold for the celebration, which was held in Westhill’s Ashdale Hall. A…

The best Holi festivals in Britain – The Telegraph

One of the biggest colour and music festivals in Scotland will take place in Aberdeen on April 2. The Aberdeen Holi Mela will involve colour throwing, hot food stalls, three DJs, a bouncy castle and games for children and adults.  Organised by the Indian Association of North East Scotland.