Photos: Hindu Holi fest at UNO

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  • Advocate photo by VERONICA DOMINACH -- UNO student, Hannah Conley wipes her face on Thiago Basilio's shirt during Holi Fest at UNO's campus in New Orleans, La. Sunday, March 30, 2014. The Holi festival is an ancient Hindu religious tradition primary celebrated in Nepal, India, yet has become popular with many non-Hindus. Also known as the Festival of Love and Colors, it signifies the victory of good over evil, and the arrival of spring.

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  • Advocate photo by VERONICA DOMINACH -- Adrian Bardales gets hit with a fistful of blue powder from his little sister, Ashley Lopez, 10 during Holi Fest at UNO's campus in New Orleans, La. Sunday, March 30, 2014. The Holi festival is an ancient Hindu religious tradition primary celebrated in Nepal, India, yet has become popular with many non-Hindus. Also known as the Festival of Love and Colors, it signifies the victory of good over evil, and the arrival of spring.

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  • Advocate photo by VERONICA DOMINACH -- Hannah Conley smiles with a face covered in colors during Holi Fest at UNO's campus in New Orleans, La. Sunday, March 30, 2014. The Holi festival is an ancient Hindu religious tradition primary celebrated in Nepal, India, yet has become popular with many non-Hindus. Also known as the Festival of Love and Colors, it signifies the victory of good over evil, and the arrival of spring.

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  • Advocate photo by VERONICA DOMINACH -- UNO students are drowned in colored powder during Holi Fest at UNO's campus in New Orleans, La. Sunday, March 30, 2014. The Holi festival is as an ancient Hindu religious tradition primary celebrated in Nepal, India, yet has become popular with many non-Hindus. Also known as the Festival of Love and Colors, it signifies the victory of good over evil, and the arrival of spring.

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  • Advocate photo by VERONICA DOMINACH -- From left, Aswin Janard Hanan, Manish Bhatt, and Unnat Ghimire, UNO students from Nepal, India joke with one another during Holi Fest at UNO's campus in New Orleans, La. Sunday, March 30, 2014. The Holi festival is as an ancient Hindu religious tradition primary celebrated in Nepal, India, yet has become popular with many non-Hindus. Also known as the Festival of Love and Colors, it signifies the victory of good over evil, and the arrival of spring.

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  • Advocate photo by VERONICA DOMINACH -- The Chakra Indian Student Association performs for UNO students during Holi Fest at UNO's campus in New Orleans, La. Sunday, March 30, 2014. The Holi festival is as an ancient Hindu religious tradition primary celebrated in Nepal, India, yet has become popular with many non-Hindus. Also known as the Festival of Love and Colors, it signifies the victory of good over evil, and the arrival of spring.

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  • Advocate photo by BRYANT HAWKINS -- University of New Orleans students celebrate the fourth annual Holi Festival at the UNO quad on March 30, 2014. The UNO Student Activities Council and Chakra Indian Student Association co-sponsored the event.

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  • Advocate photo by BRYANT HAWKINS -- University of New Orleans students celebrate the fourth annual Holi Festival at the UNO quad on March 30, 2014. The UNO Student Activities Council and Chakra Indian Student Association co-sponsored the event.

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  • Advocate photo by BRYANT HAWKINS -- University of New Orleans students celebrate the fourth annual Holi Festival at the UNO quad on March 30, 2014. The UNO Student Activities Council and Chakra Indian Student Association co-sponsored the event.

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  • Advocate photo by BRYANT HAWKINS -- University of New Orleans students celebrate the fourth annual Holi Festival at the UNO quad on March 30, 2014. The UNO Student Activities Council and Chakra Indian Student Association co-sponsored the event.

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  • Advocate photo by BRYANT HAWKINS -- University of New Orleans students celebrate the fourth annual Holi Festival at the UNO quad on March 30, 2014. The UNO Student Activities Council and Chakra Indian Student Association co-sponsored the event.

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  • Advocate photo by BRYANT HAWKINS -- University of New Orleans students celebrate the fourth annual Holi Festival at the UNO quad on March 30, 2014. The UNO Student Activities Council and Chakra Indian Student Association co-sponsored the event.

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  • Advocate photo by VERONICA DOMINACH -- UNO students are drowned in colored powder during Holi Fest at UNO's campus in New Orleans, La. Sunday, March 30, 2014. The Holi festival is an ancient Hindu religious tradition primary celebrated in Nepal, India, yet has become popular with many non-Hindus. Also known as the Festival of Love and Colors, it signifies the victory of good over evil, and the arrival of spring.

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  • Advocate photo by VERONICA DOMINACH -- From left, Aswin Janard Hanan, Manish Bhatt, and Unnat Ghimire, UNO students from Nepal, India joke with one another during Holi Fest at UNO's campus in New Orleans, La. Sunday, March 30, 2014. The Holi festival is an ancient Hindu religious tradition primary celebrated in Nepal, India, yet has become popular with many non-Hindus. Also known as the Festival of Love and Colors, it signifies the victory of good over evil, and the arrival of spring.

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  • Advocate photo by VERONICA DOMINACH -- The Chakra Indian Student Association performs for UNO students during Holi Fest at UNO's campus in New Orleans, La. Sunday, March 30, 2014. The Holi festival is an ancient Hindu religious tradition primary celebrated in Nepal, India, yet has become popular with many non-Hindus. Also known as the Festival of Love and Colors, it signifies the victory of good over evil, and the arrival of spring.

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  • Advocate photo by VERONICA DOMINACH -- UNO students jubilantly throw colored power in the air in celebration during Holi Fest at UNO's campus in New Orleans, La. Sunday, March 30, 2014. The Holi festival is an ancient Hindu religious tradition primary celebrated in Nepal, India, yet has become popular with many non-Hindus. Also known as the Festival of Love and Colors, it signifies the victory of good over evil, and the arrival of spring.

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  • Advocate photo by BRYANT HAWKINS -- University of New Orleans students celebrate the fourth annual Holi Festival at the UNO quad on March 30, 2014. The UNO Student Activities Council and Chakra Indian Student Association co-sponsored the event.

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  • Advocate photo by VERONICA DOMINACH -- The Chakra Indian Student Association performs for UNO students during Holi Fest at UNO's campus in New Orleans, La. Sunday, March 30, 2014. The Holi festival is an ancient Hindu religious tradition primary celebrated in Nepal, India, yet has become popular with many non-Hindus. Also known as the Festival of Love and Colors, it signifies the victory of good over evil, and the arrival of spring.

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  • Advocate photo by VERONICA DOMINACH -- UNO students jubilantly throw colored power in the air in celebration during Holi Fest at UNO's campus in New Orleans, La. Sunday, March 30, 2014. The Holi festival is an ancient Hindu religious tradition primary celebrated in Nepal, India, yet has become popular with many non-Hindus. Also known as the Festival of Love and Colors, it signifies the victory of good over evil, and the arrival of spring.

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  • Advocate photo by VERONICA DOMINACH -- Chakra Indian Student Association faculty member helps young performer concentrate before giving a traditional Hindu dance during Holi Fest at UNO's campus in New Orleans, La. Sunday, March 30, 2014. The Holi festival is an ancient Hindu religious tradition primary celebrated in Nepal, India, yet has become popular with many non-Hindus. Also known as the Festival of Love and Colors, it signifies the victory of good over evil, and the arrival of spring.

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  • Advocate photo by VERONICA DOMINACH -- A Chakra Indian Student Association member performs a traditional Hindu dance for UNO students during Holi Fest at UNO's campus in New Orleans, La. Sunday, March 30, 2014. The Holi festival is an ancient Hindu religious tradition primary celebrated in Nepal, India, yet has become popular with many non-Hindus. Also known as the Festival of Love and Colors, it signifies the victory of good over evil, and the arrival of spring.

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  • Advocate photo by VERONICA DOMINACH -- A Chakra Indian Student Association faculty member performs a traditional Hindu dance for UNO students during Holi Fest at UNO's campus in New Orleans, La. Sunday, March 30, 2014. The Holi festival is an ancient Hindu religious tradition primary celebrated in Nepal, India, yet has become popular with many non-Hindus. Also known as the Festival of Love and Colors, it signifies the victory of good over evil, and the arrival of spring.

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  • Advocate photo by VERONICA DOMINACH -- UNO students are drowned in colored powder during Holi Fest at UNO's campus in New Orleans, La. Sunday, March 30, 2014. The Holi festival is an ancient Hindu religious tradition primary celebrated in Nepal, India, yet has become popular with many non-Hindus. Also known as the Festival of Love and Colors, it signifies the victory of good over evil, and the arrival of spring.

  • Advocate photo by VERONICA DOMINACH -- UNO students are drowned in colored powder during Holi Fest at UNO's campus in New Orleans, La. Sunday, March 30, 2014. The Holi festival is an ancient Hindu religious tradition primary celebrated in Nepal, India, yet has become popular with many non-Hindus. Also known as the Festival of Love and Colors, it signifies the victory of good over evil, and the arrival of spring.

  • Advocate photo by VERONICA DOMINACH -- UNO students are drowned in colored powder during Holi Fest at UNO's campus in New Orleans, La. Sunday, March 30, 2014. The Holi festival is an ancient Hindu religious tradition primary celebrated in Nepal, India, yet has become popular with many non-Hindus. Also known as the Festival of Love and Colors, it signifies the victory of good over evil, and the arrival of spring.