DOES DIWALI IS CELEBRATED IN UK?
Yes, Diwali is celebrated in UK.
UK has a big number of ethnic and religious groups, the second largest non Christian group is of Hindus.
Various events, plays, dance or music performances are held.
Firework display is also done. Streets are lit and lanterns are hung everywhere. It is not a bank holiday here.
Belfast, Birmingham, London, Edinburg are places where is Diwali is celebrated with full enthusiasm.
Leicester city in UK has the largest Diwali celebrations.
The city consists of large amount of Indian immigrants, people from all around the place gather here to celebrate the festival.
A display of 6000 lights was organized here. Bollywood music performances are also organized.
Various sessions on rangoli(design drawn with colorful sand), mehendi (design drawn on hand with henna), storytelling, exhibition on Indian traditional wear are organized.