Capetown Coloured Holi Celebration
Organized by C3 , Carwa and CTR groups
Capetowners had the choice to join any group for celebrating Holi. One such celebrations organized by C3 – Capetown Cultural committee who organized Cape Gulal for the fourth consecutive year at Lake Garden. The festival was attended by almost 700 residents, including kids and senior citizens. There was entry fee for participation in this Holi festival . the festival started at its scheduled time 10.30am. The whole venue was decorated by colorful cloths draping, balloons and red carpet. Residents were welcomed by the organizers as per Indian cultural and colors were provided to them at the venue. At the beginning of the festival,thandai, soft drinks and snacks were served to all the residents. The main attraction of the event was live performance by famous Punjabi singer Montu Mast. He sang a number of hit Punjabi and hindi bollywood songs and entertained the crowd with his spell bound performance. There was foot-tapping music with DJ and rain dance wich was liked by one and all. For families and kids, there were fun games, camel ride,horse cart ride,pottery,bouncy and kids pool. The gift vouchers were given as prizes to the winners of fun games and dancers. There were village themed selfie points alongwith 4 professional photographers for capturing the colourful memories of the entire event.
The festival culminated after serving the buffet lunch to the residents and they enjoyed food being tasty. All the residents went home with smiling faces and colourful memories. C3 extend its heart felt greetings and participants made this event a memorable one.
Another grand celebration was organized by carwa and CTR and approximately 1000 and 500 residents attended respectively. People smeared gulal and abeer on each others faces and cheered up saying Bura na mano holi Hai. Residents had an amazing time dancing to their favourite beats under the rain. Tradional foods like Gujia,pakoda and buffet lunch was served. The event was organized with lots of enthusiasm and injected a fresh energy and brotherhood among the residents.