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Diwali festivals grow in US, from Disney to Times Square
by Beth J. Harpaz

The Associated Press    Translate This Article
26 September 2017

On 26 September 2017 The Associated Press reported: The holiday of Diwali is starting to light up mainstream America. Diwali, a festival of lights celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, and others in India and other countries, has long been observed in immigrant communities around the U.S. But now public celebrations of the holiday are starting to pop up in places ranging from Disneyland and Times Square to parks and museums. Global Good News service views this news as a sign of rising positivity in the field of culture, documenting the growth of life-supporting, evolutionary trends.

. . . Celebrations include lighting oil lamps or candles called diyas to symbolize 'a victory of knowledge over ignorance, light over darkness, good over evil,' said Neeta Bhasin.

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