Celebrating Holi in Shantiniketan - West Bengal
Let's get to know about Holi in Shantiniketan at the renowned Visva Bharati University which was nurtured by Nobel Laureate Rabindra Nath Tagore. It is located in a small town near Bolpur, 212 kms from Kolkata. Holi celebrations here organised every year is a spectacular event drawing tourists from across the globe because of the uniqueness in celebrating the Dol Jatra (Holi).
They call it Basant Utsav they welcome the spring everyone wears yellow and the campus is set up in the laps of mother nature with flora all around people sing , dance recite poems from the verses of Kavi Guru Rabindranath Tagore .
It a definitely a must visit for the unique and colour flavour that the place offers.
West Bengal tourism offers all inclusive 2 nights 3 days packages for tourist to be a part of the festival.