Category Archives: India

Diwali

Diwali  is a five-day festival of lights, celebrated by millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains across the world. The festival coincides with the Hindu New Year and celebrates new beginnings and the triumph of good over evil and light over darkness. … Continue reading

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Tamil New Year : 14 April

The Tamil people of Sri Lankan descent were out and about in London this sunny Saturday 14th April 2018 to celebrate Hindu Tamil New Year. Tamil New Year [Tamil Puthandu] is the first day of the year on the Tamil calendar.  It  falls … Continue reading

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Sikh New Year ‘Vaisakhi’ Festival

On Sunday 5 May London’s lively Sikh community had us dancing in Trafalgar Square to lots of Bhangra music in celebration of VAISAKHI 2013, the Sikh new year. The festival bears a great significance for the Sikhs as on Vaisakhi … Continue reading

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