HOLI FESTIVAL OF COLOURS Al SAHRA DeSeRT ReSORT
Our favourite part of the Colour Run isn’t the running, believe it or not, but the bouncing around and throwing of dye to the sounds of a DJ held at the end of the race. naturally, when we found out that the Holi Festival of Colours was coming to town, which promises the above but minus the running, we jumped at the chance to check it out.
It was a bit of a trek to get out to the Al Sahra Desert Resort, and having to wait some time for a bus to shuttle you to the entrance after parking wasn’t improving matters, but once inside the trials of entry were forgotten as we descended into the main stage area.
A punchy sound system and flashy visuals in a tiered amphitheatre provided a great arena for the festival, with Mike Saint- Jules laying down some energetic tunes as we arrived. Inflatable slides and other activity stations gave options for those looking to make the most of the evening, and while we caught some grumbles about the drinks line, the crowd was getting into the spirit of things, either throwing colour around or getting blasted with it themselves. Definitely an enjoyable way to spend a Friday night and we’re looking forward to next year’s edition.