For the last two years, the festivities of Holi were somewhere lost because of the Covid pandemic. However, with Covid on its fall, people are all set to celebrate this Holi with great zeal and zest. The AoA's and RWA's of Noida have joined hands together to make this Holi a memorable one.
Bhawana Gaur, Chairperson of SWAG team says, “We have planned a fun and frolic Holi cycle ride for our team members, and it is open for all. This rally is to be organised on 16th March 2022 at 5 am. Wearing white is our dress code, and it is also not a compulsion though.”
In Gaur City 2, an event called 'Holi Haiii' is being organised. Bhaskar Mishra, President of the RWA, Divyansh Flora says, “It is a sign of positivity that we can see so many happy faces this time on Holi. Everyone in our society is excited to celebrate this day. So we have planned to enjoy it well, with Holika Dehen on 17th March at 9 pm followed by DJ dhol, lots of fun activities, colours, and snacks for residents on the next day.”
Panchsheel Hynish, Noida Extension will also celebrate Holi on the special request of the residents. Holika Dehen will be done on the podium. Rohan Bhagat, a resident of the society says, “Holika Dehen is the old ritual and tradition of our Indian culture, and we should not forget our roots. It will be celebrated with full enthusiasm on 17th March in the evening and the Gala Holi celebration with a DJ dance at the Panchsheel Hynish podium basketball court on the 18th march morning till afternoon.
In Mahagun Maywoods, Mahagun Welfare and Cultural Forum has come up with ‘Holiutsav 2022’. It is a well-planned event with a special note- ‘Play Holi with fun, Masti and caution!’
Dr Abhiruchi, a resident of the society, says, “On 17th March 2022, a cultural event from 5 pm to 10 pm and Holika Dehen at 9 pm will be organised. 18th March will be dedicated to dhamakedaar Holi Masti from 10 am onwards. This event will be a complete family event with a live DJ, food stalls, music Masti and dances. Following covid protocols are a must."
Residents of Supertech Ecovillage 2 are also celebrating Holi lavishly. Anita Chouhan, a resident of the society says, “There will be rain dance with a separate rain dance facility for women, a complete food court and bazaar for the shopping freaks, the pooja will be performed and dry Holi will also be played. The main attraction of this event will be that the folk songs will be sung together on the 17th March, 6.30 pm onwards." To keep the sanctity of the event, they have decided to keep a fixed charge of 300 rupees per family which is valid for 4 members per family.
Saya Zion, Gaur City will be organising Holi Milan Samaroh- 'Rang barse 2022'. Nandini, a resident of the society says, “On 17th March Holika Dehen at 5.00 pm and on Friday, there will be a colourful ‘rang barse’ event in the premises of Saya Zion. The event will be full of colours, food and lots of fun."
To make this event successful, Saya Zion Samiti has requested an amount of 200 per flat. Reena Kalra says, “This will be an exciting program this time as fun, enjoyment, fervour, and wonderful activities will be a part of this event and it all comes with lots of happiness, colours, flowers and smiles."
Amarjeet Kalra, a resident of 6th Avenue says, “We are celebrating ‘Holi Ayi Re’ event. This event will be full of dhol dhamka. In it, all types of snacks will be served with a glass of thandai that everyone can relish.”
In Supertech Oxford Square, GreNo residents are equally ready to celebrate the festival of colours. K. D. Singh, President of the RWA informs, “Let us enjoy the colourful festival in true spirit. The programme of Holika Dehen at 9.00 pm at the badminton court. Holi Milan will be followed with thandai, snacks, tea, and scrumptious lunch with jalebi, at the old marketing office of our society."
SKA Greenarch, Noida extension will be celebrating Holi with rain dance and non-stop music. Pankaj Dwivedi, a resident of the society says, “We all are organising a grand rain dance party with non-stop music and DJ with snacks. Families are asked to get registered first so that we can execute the event accordingly.”
Ajnara Homes, Noida Extension also has planned to celebrate this Holi with fervour. Asha Jaiswal, a resident of the society says, “On 17, we'll have our Holika Dehen Pooja and on the next day, Holi will be celebrated on the poolside with lots of food and dance.”
Sumit Dubey, Treasurer of Express Zenith AOA, Sector 77 says, “We are delighted that after two years we will be able to enjoy our festival in full spirit. On Thursday, 9 pm onwards the celebrations will start."
FONRWA (Federation of Noida Residents Welfare Association ) is also inviting the residents Of Noida, they are organising Holi Milan Samaroh on 16th March 2022 from 4.30 pm at the Community Centre, Sector 52, Noida. The event will be full of music and dance.'
Aditya Celebrity Homes is also planning a grand Holi party. The residents of ACH join hands together to celebrate the festival of colours. Surbhi Gupta, a resident of the society says, “We all are very excited to finally be able to celebrate this festival. With the added attractions like jugalbandi, live band performances by Tamboora, a music band, DJ Dhoom followed with brunch for all residents, we hope everyone enjoys the event."
Assotech Windsor Court, Sector 78 is also one among these societies planning to hold exciting Holi celebrations. Sanjeev Kumar, a resident of the society says “With things getting back to normal and relaxation in restrictions, its time to gear up to celebrate the festival of colours in AWC after a gap of two years”.
In Hyde Park, Sector 78, 'Barsane Wali Holi' will be celebrated with fun and lots of food. There will be a musical night as well. Society also plans to extend this event to celebrate Women's Day. Ruby Seth, a resident of the society says, “This day, we will celebrate and facilitate the contribution of the women in uniform/ female staff/ female achievers of Hyde Park. Also, HCL Foundation will donate two e rickshaws to the society.”