Holi is celebrated from the full moon day (Pournimā) of the Hindu lunar month of Phālgun until the fifth day (Panchamī). Depending on regional variations it is celebrated from two to five days. It has various names such as Hori, Dolayatra in North India, Shimga, Holi and Hutashani mahotsav, Holikadahan (burning of Holika) in Goa, Konkan and Maharashtra, and Kamadahan (burning of desires) in South India. It is also called as Vasantotsav or Vasantagamanotsav that is the festival celebrated to welcome the spring (Vasant) season. Click here to read more.