Indian Festival of Lights – Happy Diwali 2016 celebrated in Vietnam

Monday, October 24, 2016 - 14:44:55

(VOVworld) - Indian Festival of Lights (Diwali) was celebrated by the Indian Business Chamber in Vietnam at Tay Ho Water Park, Hanoi, during the night of October 22. The “Happy Diwali 2016” attracted 2500 guests, including expats and Vietnamese. Diwali festival, which is normally celebrated every year in autumn is one of the major festivals of Hinduism in India. It signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair. The celebrations of Diwali festival are not only held in India but all around the world.

This year’s event included Indian cultural programs, cuisine, and performances by Indian and Vietnamese artists and Bollywood entertainers. VOV5 captured some exciting moments at the event. 

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A Rangoli design is indispensable in a Diwali festival

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A Bollywood dance performance by Indian boys

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Water Drum performance by Vietnamese girls

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A solo performance of Gujarati Garba Dance

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Indian Bollywood Dance

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Talented Indian Walking Violinist Aneesh Vidyashankar, who is hailed as India’s most melodious infusion violinist

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A piece of Quan Ho folk song performed by Vietnamese artists

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Drum performance

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The fascinated audiences

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Indian food corner

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Indian typical food: Tandori broccoli, paneer tibba, grilled fish and chicken, chicken tibba.

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Gulab jaamun, small balls of dried milk, slow cooked and boiled in a sugar syrup, a favorite sweet dish in India.

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Indian curried chicken roti

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Guests were eating while enjoying the show

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