HOLi, the festival of colors, is celebrated in the North of India with great fervor and enthusiasm. It generally falls in the month of March and marks the onset of spring bidding adieu to a spell of biting winter. It also signifies the onset of a fresh lease of life as the landscape gets draped in shades of bright green.
The mythological significance being Lord Vishnu slaying Hiranyakashapu who tried to harm and force his son Prahalad a devout devotee of Lord Vishnu to accept him as the master of the entire world.
People celebrate this festival by splashing colors on each others, visiting their near and dear ones and exchanging sweets. The festival is about colors, a celebration of good over evil and lot of joy.
snehaH.com has come out with a unique way to celebrate Holi this year. It did so by acknowledging the efforts of their top users and also launched a few customised and unique initiatives tailor made for this festival!
It presented a cash prize of Rs.1000 each and two specially designed t-shirts for its two top users.
The team at snehaH also opened two specially designed contests to celebrate and capture the happy spirits of people wherein people could exhibit their talent by clicking photographs and uploading their flicks on Holi. And the best part of it being cash rewards at the end of the day.
The site also opened a couple of forums just for this festival on SMS, Shayari’s & jokes.
To make this festival a memorable one, they created a few Wallpapers which could be downloaded for free and shared.
Here are the links to follow:
- HOLi Contest Page – http://festivals.snehah.com/holi/
- Grab the eye catchy special HOLi Wallpapers and Hear the special HOLi Songs – http://festivals.snehah.com/holi/
- Join the HOLi 2008 group and upload your HOLi pictures/snaps, SMS, Shayari’s & Jokes for the contest – http://www.snehah.com/groups/view/id_178/title_holi-2008/
- Upload your videos at special snehaH HOLi YouTube Group – http://www.youtube.com/group/snehaholi