Berlin's Holi, a Few Months Late The city celebrates the festival of colors. Amanda Erickson Jul 30, 2012 Comments Share on Facebook Tweet Reuters Holi, that springtime celebration of dancing and color, came to Berlin this weekend. The festival, which originated in India, is meant to herald in the warm weather. Below, photos by Reuters photographer Thomas Peter: People throw colored powder in the air during Holi festival celebrations in Berlin. The Berlin event brought Indian Djs, acrobatics and dance to the German capital.