Holi, India Also known as the festival of colors and love, this vivid spring festival brings all people together. The social barriers break completely, friend or stranger, rich or poor, men or women, children or elders, Hindu or not, all people come together to celebrate the end of the winter season. And most important to celebrate that everyone is the same!
The series of images depict all of the fun and madness at the 2012 festival where hordes of people took part it in the jovial community activity. Adults and children alike joined in on the good time, resulting in a welcoming multicolored mess. Hawk's shots of these people with wide, open-mouth smiles are infectious and you can't help but smile along with them.
People from all over India celebrated Holi, the festival of colors, with coloured powder (gulal) and water guns (pichkaaris) on March 17, Monday. They even bought water guns using coupon codes in India.