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Diwali 2017 in London
October 15, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
Diwali in London is currently in its 16th year, attracting over 35,000 spectators to Trafalgar Square, on Sunday 15th October 2017. Everybody is welcome. A packed programme includes traditional and contemporary stage performances, lively music, family-friendly activities, and delicious food from India and beyond.
Diwali, known as the Festival of Lights, is celebrated by the Hindu, Sikh and Jain communities around the world, around the new moon in October or November. Diwali traditionally symbolises joy, love, reflection, resolution, forgiveness and knowledge, and represents the victory of good over evil, and light over darkness.
This event is organised by the Mayor of London, with support from the Diwali in London Committee. It is an official UK/India 2017 event.
Free, no ticket required.