Diwali Candles lit.

Let’s celebrate Diwali, the Festival of Lights!

Head to the Hindu temple on the A47 near Halvergate on Saturday 22nd October to celebrate Diwali, one of the most significant festivals celebrated by many communities across Asia.

Festivities will start at 4pm with Laxmi Pooja, one of the important rituals performed during the festival of Diwali. Prayers are offered to the Goddess Laxmi so that the Hindu New Year is filled with peace, wealth and prosperity.

There will be a host of exciting Bollywood entertainment, music, performances and fireworks to enjoy and attendees will be sharing a meal for Prasad, a religious food offering. Please feel free to bring a vegetarian dish if you wish!

Get into the Diwali’s spirit and enjoy fun entertainment!

Everyone is welcome to join the celebrations, please sign-up to the event by Wednesday 19 October midday via the Microsoft Form.

More information:

The event is taking place at The Hindu Temple (Vedic Cultural Society of East Anglia), Acle New Road, Halvergate, NR13 3QE

The temple is opened every second Sunday of the month. Visit the Vedic Cultural Society of East Anglia website to find out more information about the Hindu temple.

This event is co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund and Interreg VA France (Channel) England programme via the EXPERIENCE project.