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Celebrating Phagwah in Queens

Celebrating Phagwah in Queens

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  • Every year, the Indian Caribbean community in Richmond Hill, Queens, celebrates Phagwah, welcoming spring with music, chaos and color. One ritual is tossing powdered dyes in the air and pressing the dyes to others’ faces.