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Diwali on the Screen

October 19, 2020

For the 4th year Consulate General of India, Birmingham and West Midlands Combined Authority will celebrate Diwali by hosting a virtual Cultural Programme - Diwali on the Screen

Normally the Diwali the Festival of Lights event is held on Victoria Square in Birmingham city centre, however due to Covid-19 2020’s celebration is being held virtually via social media.

Diwali on the Screen will feature new and traditional singing, folk dance and performances from established and up and coming acts.

The event will be opened via video by the Consul General of India, Birmingham Dr Shashank Vikram and High Commissioner of India to the UK, Gaitri Issar Kumar, alongside Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midlands.

Showcasing some of the Region’s top talent and incredible performers, the event which is FREE to attend and available for all to view at the Social media platforms of the Consulate and Mayor’s office on 07th November, 2020, 1100 hrs BST  &

The event can also be followed using the follow the hashtag #DiwaliWM