As thousands of people come together to celebrate Diwali in Leicester the city is filled with bright lights and colour, from firework displays to Bollywood inspired dancing.
The celebration of Diwali was not only in the city of Leicester but also on campus. The Student Union celebrated the event by inviting university students to embrace the cultural festival. On Wednesday the Student Union held numerous activities that included film screening of a Bollywood hit, Henna and body art to tasting a selection of delicious Indian sweets.
As Leicester’s Diwali celebration are the biggest outside of India it was lovely to see the Student Union getting involved, as sadly I wasn’t able to attend the main events happening in the city.
While you are studying in such a diverse city I hope you take the opportunity to explore what the city has to offer.
Keep an eye on this ‘What’s On In Leicester’ page and see what other events you could also attend. (The Winter Food Festival is coming soon so there is another excuse to stuff your face with more delicious food) 😉