26th annual celebration brings out thousands to usher in spring
Councilman Eric Ulrich, sporting colored garmets and power, wished everyone a “Happy Holi.”
The NYPD’s Desi Society, featuring officers of South Asian descent, got a standing ovation in Richmond Hill.
Richmond Hill residents line up behind barricades and they wait for the parade to march up Liberty Avenue.
Residents of 125th Street got a front row seat to all the action as they waiting on their front stoops for the parade to pass their homes.
Dancers perform on one of the parade floats.
Guyanese-Americans celebrating Holi toss colored power on each other at the end of the parade route in Smokey Oval Park.
A mother and her child wait for the parade to turn down 125th Street from Liberty Avenue.
The flags of Trinadad and Tobago, left, and Guyana fly with the U.S. flag over Liberty Avenue.
Assemblyman David Weprin, left, joins City Comptroller Scott Stringer along the parade route.