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When 13th October, 5.30 - 9pm

Where: Belgrave Road, Leicester

Cost: Free

Event Type: Family Events / Kids

Visit: https://www.visitleicester.info/whats-on/diwali-lights-switch-on-p723841

Contact: on 0116 4543600

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Diwali Lights Switch On

Diwali celebrations in Leicester are one of the biggest outside of India. Over 35,000 people gather in anticipation to enjoy vibrant music and colourful dance performances. As Leicester's 6,000 famous lights are switched on to a fanfare of fireworks, the city is joined in a celebration of the victory of light over darkness.

The switch-on ceremony kicks off Diwali Leicester: An exciting two-week events programme across the city including dance, music, theatre and exhibitions plus the annual Diwali Day celebrations on Sunday 27 October.

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