Thane has already prepared itself for a vibrant celebration of Holi, one of the most popular festivals celebrated with great humor in Maharashtra. The celebrations go wild as the day comes up and gangs of friends and foes come on the streets of Thane, to enjoy a day in a unique way by arranging bonfires at the corners of the streets and grounds.
|Holi Celebrations in Thane|
In the evening youngsters mostly in groups called Mandals or a social group get busy in collecting weeds, logs of wood and arrange them in a particular conical shape on round trenches. It’s a great combination of religious rituals, fun and frolic observed at every corner of the city. After the bonfire is set properly and when people in the nearby vicinity gather for a joyous celebration, elders are honored to set ablaze the bonfire which symbolizes victory of good over evil. Housewives bring offerings in the form of sweets and coconuts for Holika. The coconuts roasted in the bonfire and sweets are distributed to the people gathered for celebrations. Most of the residents of Thane being Maharashtrians having strong faith in religion and culture this festival of Holika Dahan is observed with full dignity and honor. New generation believing in somewhat liberal way of living take this occasion as the best time for partying in the hotels and restaurants. Holi celebrations in Thane takes shape in some of the star hotels, which arrange exclusive cultural events on the occasion of this festival. Next day is marked by vibrant rangapanchami celebrations in Thane, when the city gets colored with rainbow of colors. Celebrators of various age groups are moving on the streets and getting totally immersed in the colors of this festival. Bhang is prepared in many housing societies and sweets as well as eatables ordered in large quantities. So eventually it is the time to enjoy keeping yourself away for two days from the boredom of routine life.
|Holi Celebrations in Mumbai|
Hotel United-21 in Thane takes this opportunity to organize cultural and social events for its members as well as the people of Thane. The hotel provides many reasons to visit it during festival period, when it declares many attractive offers for the people visiting this venue. If you are becoming member of lifestyle family club of United-21 you will be privileged to use many additional facilities like well equipped Gymnasium, steam bath, sauna along with many indoor sports like snooker and squash.