Welcome to Diwali on Trafalgar Square, a Mayor of London event, in partnership with the Diwali in London (DiL) Committee.
WHEN: October 28, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
WHERE: Trafalgar Square
Sunday 28th of October 2018, will see the iconic Trafalgar Square transform with a treasure trove of Indian arts, crafts, culture, food, entertainment and interactive workshops, as London celebrates Diwali. The Festival of Lights which falls on the 7th day of November this year.
This event showcases scintillating music and dance performances that encapsulates the culture of the Indian subcontinent, in the largest Diwali stage event in entire Europe.
The festivities will begin with a journey into elegance and opulence with the majestic Ghoomar dance performance. Members of the public will then get a chance to participate in the vibrant and versatile Garba performance, with everybody performing to a live band.
Following this will be the performances on the main stage by both community groups and professionals. There will also be numerous stalls where members of the public can engage in various activities such as Yoga, dance workshops, saree tying, games, clay pottery and enjoy a variety of gastronomic delights (including Vegan) in the food stalls.