Stanmore & Harrow Fireworks are back for our annual display at Byron Park Saturday 4th November 2017! Harrow Fireworks recognises the diversity of culture in Stanmore & Harrow and would like to extend and open invitation for everyone celebrating Diwali
Stanmore & Harrow tickets go on sale the 1 September 2017 and are on offer until the 30th of September with up to 50% RRP ON THE DOOR PRICE. Harrow online will kick off the deals to the event with an exclusive offer only available via their face book page CLICK HERE HARROW ONLINE
Diwali or Deepavali is one of the most prominent and famous Hindu festivals of India, celebrated with great gusto and fervor. In Sanskrit, word ‘Deepavali’ means “rows of lights” so this festival is also known as “Festival of Lights”. Diwali festival starts with Dhanteras, followed by small Diwali and then main Diwali. People of all religion enjoy this festival by making vibrant rangolis, lighting lamps ‘diyas’, distributing sweets, exchanging gifts between friends and relatives and burning crackers. This festival of lights transcends religion and is unanimously celebrated by Indians worldwide.
Diwali 2017 Date in India
Deepavali or Diwali is the biggest Hindu festivals celebrated on the thirteenth lunar day of Krishna Paksha of the Hindu calendar month of Ashwin each year.
Diwali 2017 Date – October 19th, 2017 (Thursday)
The festival is celebrated with great fervour and joy as it marks the victory of good over evil, after the vanquishing of King Ravana of Lanka at the hands of Lord Rama and the return of the Suryavanshi King Lord Rama to his Ayodhya!