On 2nd October, the Diwali in London (DIL) Committee brought some light to the pending winter with its launch event hosted by this years chair Ameet Aggarwal from The Art of Living Foundation at the Watford Langley, for the Mayor of London’s Diwali Festival. Organised in partnership with the DIL committee, the huge event takes place on 27th October in London’s famous Trafalgar Square. ISKCON have been involved since the inception of the event over 12 years ago, which has now grown to a key event in the Square’s calender.
There were over 200 influential members of the organising committee who attended the launch event alongside chief guest Mr Pritam Lal, First Secretary (Coord), High Commission of India. The launch was attended by Srutidharma Das – Temple President, Gauri Das – Executive Secretary for ISKCON and Dilip Patel – Chairman of Trustees. The evening commenced with the inaugural lighting of the peace lamp creating a solid foundation for the event taking place at the end of the month in Trafalgar Square.
Everyone is invited to come and celebrate Diwali in Trafalgar Square. The packed line-up of free entertainment includes the best contemporary music and dance from community groups and professional artists. There’ll also be stalls selling delicious food and drinks plus a range of activities for children. To find out more please visit the www.diwaliinlondon.com.