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  • Singapore’s ‘Little India’ gears up for its 25th Deepavali celebrations
  • Date: 2013-10-11
  • Witness a cultural extravaganza like never before, with Little India’s 25thDeepavali celebrations in Singapore! This year, the festival of lights will don a captivating festive fervor till 17th November, creating cherished and memorable experiences for all to share with their loved ones.

     


    Marking the 25th year of celebrations, the famed light-up this Deepavali will be themed around “Radha & Krishna”. Life-sized replicas of Radha and Krishna will be placed on swings of two 6-metre high arches surrounded with beautiful street decorations, including 50,000 light bulbs standing across the main thoroughfare of Little India.

     

    To add to the grand celebrations, this year’s light-up will also feature 750 intellectually and physically disabled individuals, contributing towards the beautification of the shiny surfaces of 55,000 recycled CDs, in traditional Indian Rangoli designs. To achieve this feat, it took them almost 12,000 man hours.

     

    These decorated CDs are mounted on boards and will be a part of the light-up decorations adorning the streets of Little India.

     



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