Holi is an important spring festival celebrated by Hindus all over the world. Holi is also known as Festival of Colors. The date falls typically in March, but sometimes late February every year. In Telugu States (Andhra Pradesh & Telangana) Holi is celebrated on the full moon day of the month of Phaalgunamu.
In most regions Holi festival is celebrated for two days. The first day is known as Jalanewali Holi – the day when Holi bonfire is done. This day is also known as Chhoti Holi and Holika Dahan (Kama Dahanam in South India). The second day is known as Rangwali Holi – the day when people play with colored powder and colored water. Rangwali Holi which is main Holi day is also known as Dhuleti / Dhulandi / Dhulendi or Phagwah.