Hint of the Week: Holi Run – April 2016!

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You might not know it now – with so many countries celebrating the Holi festival worldwide. But, Holi is actually an ancient Hindu tradition originally celebrated in India and Nepal. The festival celebrates colour, life, love and happiness. In india people gather in the city streets to dance and chase one another while spreading their joy by throwing colours at each other. Now, new variations of this colourful event is celebrated in over 4 continents!

holiSpain is one of those countries that has taken on this unique festival by ways of The Holi Run. Madrid’s Holi Run happens twice a year – in the spring and the fall. On April 10th Madrid will host the Holi Run. All you have to do is sign up and your Holi kit will either be sent to you, or sent to a designated pick up location.


Your friendly neighbourhood travel guide,

– Leahxx


Hi all, my name is Joachim and I am one of the founder of Citylife Madrid. It's my pleasure to help you guys get oriented in Madrid. I moved here in 2010 for one year, fell in love with the city and never left since then. When it comes to blogging I mainly write about topics related to getting settled in Madrid, from banking, transportation and how to find the perfect place to live to legal topics like how to get your NIE/TIE & Empadronamiento. I am also organizing the Madrid Student Welcome Day every year together with the city council of Madrid. Don't hesitate to get in touch with me via whatsapp under +34622565583, happy to help whereever I can. Saludos and see you around in this beautiful city!

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