Indian students moving to countries abroad for studies do so for an international experience. But sometimes one might feel like missing out on their own cultures and festivals. Students in the second year of studies often have their research in order but first-year students especially those who have just joined in September intake 2023 might find it a struggle to figure out where to celebrate Diwali.
Not anymore though, you can choose from a number of places to celebrate the Diwali bonanza. Whether you are in the UK, USA or Australia here are some curated destinations that won’t disappoint you this Diwali. Some of the places might have restricted entry though, so you must make sure you have tickets in advance in any such case.
The sky in UK is illuminated by the zeal and enthusiasm of Diwali celebrations in the UK. If you are looking for that ‘One Place’ to celebrate Diwali then know that you will end up getting confused. There are many places in UK that celebrate an amazing Diwali. Some of them are mentioned below.
- Trafalgar Square, London
- Leicester City Centre, Leicester
- National Maritime Museum, London
- Various temples, hotels and clubs in Birmingham
- Shree Sanatan Hindu Temple in Manchester
Studying in the USA this year? No worries, US also does not shy away from celebrating a grand Diwali festival. The preparations and events begin nearly a week before Diwali. In fact, after the bill was introduced this year, Diwali became the 12th federal holiday in the country. So, let’s see where can you celebrate it.
- Hudson River in New York
- Yale University
- University of California, Los Angeles
- World Trade Centre
- Richmond Hill, Queens, New York
India is in tough competition with Australia when it comes to Diwali celebrations. There are Diwali markets, rangoli competitions, fireworks, Indian cuisine and traditional attires all around. It is difficult to restrict to a list of the 5 best places to celebrate Diwali in Australia, but here is a list we came down to.
- Dandenong Market, Victoria, Melbourne
- Federation Square, Melbourne
- Riverstone Park, Sydney
- Rocklea Showground, Brisbane
- Salisbury Highway, Adelaide
This is a short guide to celebrating Diwali this year, also let us know how your festive season went through comments. If you want to read more such exciting information, make sure you follow Leverage Edu News Updates.