Community & Culture Brisbane Holi: Festival of Colours 2019
Brisbane Holi: Festival of Colours 2019
Brisbane Holi: Festival of Colours 2019 Community & Culture
Brisbane Holi: Festival of Colours 2019 Vatican City
Start: Mar 02 2019 12:00
Finish: Mar 02 2019 18:00
Time zone: Australia/Brisbane
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Brisbane Holi: Festival of Colours (3rd Annual) is a unique festival where people dance to the music, throw coloured powders at each other and forget their differences. Holi is an incredible and visually awe-inspiring festival and promises to be a lot of fun for families and kids, young and old, and absolutely everyone! Brisbane Holi – Festival of Colours is being presented as part of BrisAsia Festival of Brisbane City Council and will be the concluding event of the series, to be celebrated on 02 March 2019 from 12 pm to 6 pm at Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Miles Rocks - 4073. This is an annual event for the wider communities of Brisbane to come to a single platform, throw colours, dance and have fun together.
View the Holi 2018 video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pyfhIkTvE5U
The event will host the following:
Live music from 3 DJs
Bollywood dance battles
Rain dance/relay dance
Matki phod competition
Coordinated colour throwing
Lots of delicious Indian cuisine
And much more!
Is this event free?
Yes! This event is completely free. Purchase of food and colours is optional.
Where can I collect my pre-purchased colour?
Pre-purchased colour will be available from a designated stall at the event. All you'll have to do is provide confirmation of your purchase by showing us the ticket or providing your email.
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
No, this is a family friendly event and there are no age restrictions so you do not require your ID.
What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Please view public transport options from your location to the venue (Rocks Riverside Park) using Translink Journey Planner.
Parking is available off-street and on the venue in a first come first served basis. Due to limited spots being available, carpooling and public transport are encouraged.
What can I bring into the event?
It is recommended you bring: sunglasses, hat and sunscreen for sun protection; and colour pre-purchased from the Brisbane Holi Eventbrite (brisbaneholi.eventbrite.com.au); and money for food and colour.
Non-designer, casual white clothing is recommended!
You are not permitted to bring your own colours or food into the venue. These will be available for purchase at the venue. No alcohol, smoking, or recreational drugs are permitted onsite. It is also recommended that you do not bring animals with you unless they are for medical or special reasons.
How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
You can use the contact button to contact the organiser directly via the Eventbrite page. Otherwise, e-mail your inquiries to [email protected] or call Paviter Kumar Noori at 0449700428.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No, this is not a requirement.
Will colours/food be available for sale on the day?
Yes, food and colours will be available for sale on site on the day from various stalls. However, you cannot bring your own colours or food.
What is the colour powder made from? Is it safe?
The colour powder is environmentally friendly and consists of corn-starch and FC&C Food Grade Dyes. The colour is non-edible and made for external use only. It is very safe for use.
The festival is not recommended for those who may have allergies to the coloured powder, and you are not permitted to bring colour from outside.
Will the colours wash out of me and my clothes?
The powder colour sold onsite will wash out of you and your clothes with water or make-up remover. It is essential you do not bring your own colours for they may not.