Holi 2015: The Festival Of Color Presented By The South Asian Cultural Exchange

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Holi 2015: The Festival Of Color Presented By The South Asian Cultural Exchange says
Holi, the Festival of Color, is back on Vanderbilt’s campus! On Saturday, April 11th, 2015 from 1-4 PM on Alumni Lawn, join the South Asian Cultural Exchange in celebrating the largest Indian springtime festival with color, music, food and swag!

Holi is traditionally a Hindu festival of color and love, but has spread across Europe and North America as a festival of springtime, life, and energy. To “play” Holi, people throw colored powder and water at friends and family with the goal of getting everyone as colored and dirty as possible. What does that mean at Vanderbilt? That means 150 pounds of powder, free music, free sunglasses, free food, and free FUN. 2015 marks the first year that Vanderbilt SACE’s Holi will be on Alumni Lawn, so we expect this to be the biggest, most energetic Holi to date. Bring your friends, wear clothes to get dirty in (preferably white!), and get ready to make memories for a lifetime, learn a bit more about the South Asian culture, and perhaps come away with a new profile picture?



1) Bring your Commodore Card, as you will need to swipe in to enter, get food and get powder. If you aren't a Vanderbilt student, you will need to supply an email address to enter.

2) Wear a (white) shirt/clothes you can get dirty in, and bring something to keep your phone, wallet etc in. We will have a limited number of ziploc bags if anyone wants to keep their devices in them.

2) The first 400 people will get a free pair of SACE Holi 2015 sunglasses! We will also have free pizza, so come on time!

3) Please do not bring alcohol to Alumni Lawn!

4) Try to clean yourself off as much as possible before leaving the event. We will have a wash station available near the exit. Please do not enter any non-residential building while colored or wet.

5) Please respect everyone's personal space and be safe. If you have any issues during the event, please find a SACE Executive Board member and we will help you.

DISCLAIMER: Any allergic reactions to any of the powder administered during the event are not the responsibility of SACE or any of its members. Participants in the event agree to be responsible for personal health and safety. Powder ingredients are cornstarch, permissible food dyes and fragrance from http://www.festivalofcolorsusa.com/festival-of-colors/colors/.
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