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DIWALI: Lights for Gita

Happy Diwali!

NFB | Michel Vo, 2001 | 7 min

This animated short, based on the book by Rachna Gilmore, is the story of Gita, an 8-year-old girl who can’t wait to celebrate Divali – the Hindu festival of lights – in her new home in Canada. But it’s nothing like New Delhi, where she comes from. The weather is cold and grey and a terrible ice storm cuts off the power, ruining her plans for a party. Obviously, a Divali celebration now is impossible. Or is it? As Gita experiences the glittering beauty of the icy streets outside, the traditional festival of lights comes alive in a sparkling new way.

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November 4, 2021 at 11:04 am Leave a comment

Shubh Diwali!

Happy Diwali!
Shubh Diwali!
By Chitra Soundar
Illustrated by Charlene Chua

Diwali has arrived! Rangoli art decorates the floor and strings of flowers hang around the doors. Now it’s time to ring the bells, light the lamps, and welcome the new year with family and friends. A sweet introduction to the Hindu festival of lights.

October 19, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Diwali Festival

Happy Diwali!

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November 7, 2018 at 11:07 am Leave a comment

Diwali: The Festival of Lights

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November 11, 2015 at 5:25 am 1 comment

Ramayana: A story of Diwali

November 14, 2012 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment


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