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Diwali

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Diwali Lights Switch On & Diwali Day
Dates for 2015 to be confirmed
Cossington Street Recreation Ground and Belgrave Road

Diwali celebrations in Leicester are one of the biggest outside of India, with up to 35,000 people attending the switch on of the lights on Belgrave Road and even more attending Diwali day itself in the heart of the city's Asian community. Enjoy a fireworks display and live cultural entertainment on stage as the festival of light marks the start of the Hindu New Year. 

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Diwali guide

The Leicester Diwali Guide 2014 includes everything you need to know about Diwali and the celebrations in Leicester. You can download a PDF version of the 2014 guide below. You'll need Adobe Reader, which can be downloaded from the Adobe website*.

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