Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan Australia organises annual Holi Mahotsav since 2003 at the Australia’s most prestigious outdoor venue Tumbalong Park, Darling Harbour.
The main purpose of Holi Mahotsav is to celebrate friendship and harmony with dance, music and colours.
It is defined by its highly multicultural character. Every year thousands of people enjoy variety of dance and music performances, traditional bonfire and colour playing activity over the three festival days.
The grand festival starts on Saturday morning and from then on the spectacle doesn’t stop until Sunday evening.
Holi Mahotsav has been filmed for movies and documentaries. Producers from different parts of Australia have attended and sought our / SHFA permission to shoot / film the grand and unique festival of colour, friendship and harmony.
In 2014 Holi Mahotsav was aired on ABC Compass, an Australian weekly TV news-documentary program
In 2013 HIA (The Housing Industry Association) published a Holi Mahotsav article in Housing Magazine which reaches a readership of 112,000 plus people.
In March 2012 Departures, a magazine from Berlin, featured Holi Mahotsav in one of its well-known articles.
In 2010 the reputed journalist John Huxley of Sydney Morning Herald published an extensive article on Holi Mahotsav named Part Bollywood glitz, part other-worldly bliss - and heaps of fun
In 2008/2009 the Sydney Magazine in the weekend issue of Sydney Morning Herald published a full story with pictures on Holi Mahotsav.
In 2007 a 25 minutes long video on Holi Mahotsav was shown on BBC, The British Broadcasting Corporation