Holi Fusion’s explosion of colour is one of the oldest festivals in the world, originating in North India, but now well known around the globe, painting cities all over Europe.
Breaking down all boundaries – be it race, gender or age – all will unite lakeside at Eindhoven’s Karpendonkse Plas to cover each other in coloured powder and dance around all day long to house and techno.
So leave your identity at home and jump in to something special and unique. Oh, and be ready for the colour burst on the hour!
2015 names confirmed so far are La Fuente, Feestdjruud and Dyna.
Holi Fusion Eindhoven 2015
Karpendonkse Plas is a large lake in the heart of Eindhoven nestled within lush parkland.
The festival also includes a family area, allowing those of all ages to enjoy the festival and get involved in all the colourful shenanigans.
Accomodation In The Area
Hotel La Reine
Welcome to Hotel La Reine, a fine three-star hotel located in the atmospheric and artistic Wilhelmina Square in Eindhoven’s centre. The hotel is in a perfect location, with the bustling town centre only a stone’s throw away and the Central Station being only a 10 minute walk. Opened in January 2013, Hotel La Reine provides guests with comfortable rooms decorated in warm tones. Each room has a private bathroom, free Wi-Fi and a flat screen TV. Other hotel amenities include: 3 meeting rooms for lectures, meetings, training sessions or presentations and the Hotel’s Italian restaurant, Mi Dica, located on the ground floor where guests can enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
Inntel Hotels Art
Inntel Hotel Art is located in the centre of Eindhoven and within 5 minutes from Eindhoven Railway Station. All 227 rooms are spacious and individually designed that offer hand-picked furniture with a variety of decor to create a unique experience in each room. It is also partly housed in the monumental Philips Light Tower built in 1909. Guests can experience a restaurant with an open kitchen that serves a champagne breakfast buffet every morning and a wide variety of whiskeys and beers in the hotel bar. Free wi-fi is available throughout the whole hotel as a well as a parking garage which is an additional charge. Inntel Art is within walking distance of restaurants, shops, art galleries and museums while Philips Stadium is a 7 minute walk and Eindhoven airport 7.5 kilometres away.
Holiday Inn Eindhoven
The Holiday Inn Eindhoven is a luxurious and modern 4-star hotel situated directly across from the Eindhoven central train station. The hotel boasts beautifully designed, spacious rooms that feature all modern conveniences. The Holiday Inn Eindhoven also has “The Living,” a cozy bar to have a nice drink in, as well as the famous Brasserie FLO where you can enjoy a culinary French lunch or dinner. Furthermore, a health and extensive breakfast buffet is available every morning. The hotel also has a heated indoor swimming pool and a fitness room for guests to exercise in.
The Holiday Inn Eindhoven is ideally located for travel from all directions. At the same time, the hotel is centrally located and a heartbeat away from Eindhoven’s bustling city centre.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I get to Eindhoven?
BY PLANE: If you’re flying into Eindhoven, you can take either bus 400 or 401 into the city centre.
BY TRAIN: Eindhoven’s central station has good rail links with the rest of the Netherlands, however, if you are travelling from further afield or from a marginal city or town in the Netherlands, your journey may require a change, or two.
BY COACH: You can easily reach Eindhoven by coach from the rest of the Netherlands as well as other major European cities.
How do I get to Karpendonkse Plas?
From central Eindhoven, buses 3, 4 or 404 will take you to within a short walk of the festival site and shouldn’t cost you more than a couple of euros.
What time does the event run?
The event runs from 12pm to 11pm.
Is there an age restriction?
There isn’t an age restriction on entry, however, those under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
Where do I get the coloured powder from?
Coloured powder will be available at the festival. You are not allowed to bring your own.