CELEBRATETHE SPIRIT OF HOLI AT WORK- 6 HOLI CELEBRATION IDEAS FOR OFFICE
Puja Bhardwaj || Startup City
Among Mayfestivals in our land of cultural diversity, Holi is one of those few ones thatjoin the whole country in one string. Known as the "festival of colours" or the "festivalof love", Holi signifies the victory of true power over evil, the arrivalof spring, end of winter, and for many a festive day to meet others.
This greatIndian festival lasts for a day and a night that begins in the evening ofPurnima or the Full Moon Day in the month of Falgun. On the first evening ofthe festival, it is celebrated with the name Holika Dahan or Choti Holi and thefollowing day is called Holi.
Over theyears, people in different parts of India have made their own traditions ofcelebrating Holi. In fact, several family traditions have developed over time.
Some visitfamily and friends while others quietly exchange greetings. Whatever be thetradition, it should be the way to have fun and bond with people you love.
You can havesuch bonding amongst your office colleagues too by planning a joyouscelebration in office and make your own traditions.
Hereare 6 unique Holi celebration ideas for office spaces or workplaces;
The best wayto celebrate Holi is planning a grand office party. So, arrange a party at theoffice before your employees leave for their respective hometowns to celebrate thefestival with their family.
It will bereally very exciting and a great excuse for everyone to have a great party withtheir colleagues. Arrange colours, cuisines, and drinks for them and let themenjoy Holi with the utmost vehemence.
Make a bigcanvas and let people use colours to draw anything that they want to do on thatcanvas. Holi is all about colours, so the idea of studying a canvas with randomdrawings is quite apt.
It is also great to create a collage ofhandprints or you can tell your employees to splatter various colours all overthe canvas to make it colourful. Make sure that someone is mentoring itotherwise they can create a mess on the canvas or splatter colours all over thefloor.
Use flowersto decorate the place and add a touch of tradition at your workplace. Colourobviously has to be the central theme of your decor. Use colourful dupattas toadd the colourful touch. Also, create a rangoli at the entrance or a commonarea.
If you donot want to make your whole office colours, decorate the entrance of youroffice only. Put some garlands of flowers at the entry door. Put some colourfulpatterns onto the walls if you are okay with colours all around.
The festivalof Holi is about forgiving and forgetting. So this day is the best time to tryand end conflicts. Make peace amongst team and people who are at loggerheads inthe office. Ask every team members to come and shake hands with each other. Ifthere are some conflicts among them, ask them to forgive each other and forgetthe past. It is easy in saying but tough in doing. With time, it will get intobetter collaboration and teamwork. With it, you will revive the spirit of Holi-the new beginning.
Arrange somegames to involve everyone in it. You can organize a Thandai drinkingcompetition or Gujiya eating contest. Arranging some group games like water guncolour play competition among your employees are also a great option.
You can alsoplay traditional games like sakli or lagori. It is a way to bring out the childin your employees.
HaveHoli Special Lunch
It is notpossible for any company to organize a party with colours and loud music. Butone can turn down a special launch replete with traditional eats. It is goingto be a source of immense joy for foodies. You can call chefs and tell them tomake a traditional Holi meal.
So, select any of the Holi celebration ideas for offices given above and enjoy a memorable Holi celebration in your office space. The main purpose of the celebration in the office is to cut formality and encourage the employees to interact with each other. We are sure the celebration is going to be amazing.
"Maythis Holi bring the ultimate colours of happiness in your life and excite youfor the next adventure in your life. Happy Holi!
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