Celebrated by Hindus across the world to mark the triumph of good over evil and light over darkness, the symbolism of Deepavali is aptly summed up in the simple act of lighting an oil lamp.
And this is precisely what thousands of Indian families all around Philippines do, turning their homes into enclaves of warm golden light even as they offer prayers, exchange gifts and share sweetmeats with each other.
Every year, the Indian community in Metro Manila comes together to celebrate Diwali under one roof at SM Mall of Asia. Infact this event is one of the biggest gathering of Indians living in Philippines.
Here is a small clip of Diwali Mela 2016.
What to expect at Diwali Mela 2017:
- Bollywood Playback singers
- Local Manila Artists
- Participants from local Indian Community
- Performances by Mr. and Mrs. CJ Wasu.
- Indian Cuisine
The event is organized by FICCI and sponsored by SM group.The event is organized by FICCI and sponsored by SM group.
Special credit goes to Mr. Ram Sitaldas and talented couple Mr. & Mrs. CJ Wasu for all their hard work in making this event a huge success year after year.