Diwali in Northern Ireland

November 30, 2007

Author: Mukesh Sharma

Source: Hindu Council UK


ArtsEkta Ltd, Northern Ireland's only Ethnic Arts organisation recently celebrated Diwali in the City of Lisburn.

The event was hugely successful and was attended by members of the local community as well as Indian, Chinese and the Zimbabwean community. A showcase of traditional, classical dance and music was on display as well as european and African performances.

The event was attended by the Minister for Culture Arts and Leisure Mr Edwin Poots MLA as well as the Mayor of Lisburn, COUNCILLOR JAMES TINSLEY.