The 7th annual Festival of Color attracted a record crowd of over 8,000 people last week. Photo courtesy of Vedic Cultural Center.

The 7th annual Festival of Color attracted a record crowd of over 8,000 people last week. Photo courtesy of Vedic Cultural Center.

Annual Festival of Color attracts thousands

Over 8,000 people attended the festival.

  • Thursday, March 28, 2019 9:55am
  • Life

More than 8,000 people attended the seventh annual Festival of Color on March 23 at Marymoor Park in Redmond.

Organized by the Vedic Cultural Center (VCC), the event featured DJ Anjali and The Incredible Kid from Portland, Oregon and Bollypop from Los Angeles.

“Festival attendees were constantly dancing and playfully throwing bright color powders at one another,” festival artistic, outreach and development director Latha Sambamurti said in a release.

Periodic color countdowns were announced on the stage by city, county, state officials and other dignitaries from arts and cultural organizations. Food was available to fuel the dancing audience. The Festival of Color was supported by Redmond Arts and Culture Commission and King County.

For more information about upcoming festivals organized by VCC, visit www.festivalofcolor.us.

Over 8,000 people attended the annual Festival of Color at Marymoor Park last week. Photo courtesy of Vedic Cultural Center.

Over 8,000 people attended the annual Festival of Color at Marymoor Park last week. Photo courtesy of Vedic Cultural Center.

Periodic color countdowns were announced on the stage by city, county, state and other dignitaries from arts and cultural organizations. Photo courtesy of Vedic Cultural Center.

Periodic color countdowns were announced on the stage by city, county, state and other dignitaries from arts and cultural organizations. Photo courtesy of Vedic Cultural Center.

Periodic color countdowns were announced on the stage by city, county, state and other dignitaries from arts and cultural organizations. Photo courtesy of Vedic Cultural Center.

Over 8,000 people attended the 7th annual Festival of Color on March 23. Photo courtesy of Vedic Cultural Center.

Over 8,000 people attended the 7th annual Festival of Color on March 23. Photo courtesy of Vedic Cultural Center.

Development Director of the festival Latha Sambamurti said attendees were constantly dancing and playfully throwing bright color powders at one another. Photo courtesy of Vedic Cultural Center.

Development Director of the festival Latha Sambamurti said attendees were constantly dancing and playfully throwing bright color powders at one another. Photo courtesy of Vedic Cultural Center.

Development Director of the festival Latha Sambamurti said attendees were constantly dancing and playfully throwing bright color powders at one another. Photo courtesy of Vedic Cultural Center.

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