University video shows Diwali celebrations in Leicester

University video producer Hayley Evans filmed Diwali celebrations in the city of Leicester, highlights of which have been put together into a promotional video.

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.

Events included a fireworks display and live cultural entertainment on stage, as the festival of light marks the start of the Hindu New Year.

New for this year is a vivid two week programme of events that will take place across the city.

 Watch the video below:

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