Indian festival of Holi ushers in spring with color in Holbrook ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page John Tlumacki/Globe Staff At the annual Holi celebration in Holbrook, participants smeared each other with powdered paint in vivid hues. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff Vidushi Nalakonda, 5, watched a dance before her performance. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff Participants such as Pankaj Sisodia from India were covered with colored powders. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff Nidhi Vankar, 7, of Bridgewater, played the flute during her dance performance at Holi, a spring festival, in Holbrook. John Tlumacki/Globe staff The annual celebration featured a 90-minute party. John Tlumacki/Globe staff Medha Pal, 8, from Wilmington performed an Odissi dance. John Tlumacki/Globe staff The big draw seemed to be the explosion of color in the parking lot. John Tlumacki/Globe staff Friends and strangers chased one another. John Tlumacki/Globe staff Kiran Badola (left) and Ann Mishra, both from Quincy, squirted water during the event. John Tlumacki/Globe staff “It’s as good as we do in India,” one of the participants said.