All events are in Central time unless specified.

Thursday, March 10

Holi

Date: Time: All Day Location: Nebraska Union
A Hindu and Sikh spring religious festival observed in India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka, along with other countries that have large Hindu and Sikh populations. People celebrate Holi by throwing colored powder and water at each other. Bonfires are lit the …
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Ongoing Events

Nineteen-Day Fast

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in recognition of the Nineteen Day Fast and is not an event on campus.
For members of the Baha’i Faith, this time is meant to reinvigorate the soul and bring one closer to God. This fast takes place immediately before the beginning of the Bahá’í New Year.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Purim

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
A Jewish celebration that marks the time when the Jewish community living in Persia was saved from genocide. According to the Book of Esther, King Ahasuerus’s political advisor planned to have all the Jews killed; however, his plot was foiled when …
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.