Diwali In Luton returns for a free two-day festival of lights celebration
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October will go out with a bang in Luton, with a bumper Diwali celebration taking place at the end of the month.
Award-winning dance acts, cultural music, Asian singers and a parade are in the line-up for Diwali in Luton on Friday 27 and Saturday 28.
The festival – in its fifth year – returns to St George’s Square from Friday, 4pm to 10pm, and Saturday, 12pm to 10pm. The free entertainment will include cultural dancing, singing and
visual arts along with traditional food and drink and funfair rides.
There will also be lantern-making workshops in The Mall ahead of the parade.
And a dramatic fireworks display from the rooftop of The Mall shopping centre will top off the festival of lights.
Solicitors and Revoluton Arts.
He added: “It is thanks to all this generosity that our Hindu festival of lights is set to be bigger and better than ever before for our momentous landmark of five years.”
Roy Greening, BID Director and Centre Director of The Mall, commented: “It is so important to us to recognise and celebrate cultural events like Diwali in our wonderfully diverse town.
“We are delighted to be headline sponsor of this fantastic festival and can’t wait for the community to come together on the 27th and 28th October and enjoy it – everyone is welcome.”
Visit the event website for more details.