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Kea Kid News: Happy Diwali! The Indian community celebrates with its Festival of Lights

Roan and Zoya Sahrawat share their family’s festive practices as Diwali nears (November 4).

The Indian festival marks a new year with colourful traditions, dancing and special sweet treats. (Recipe in full on the KEA Kids Facebook page)

Roan and Zoya Sahrawat share their family's festive practices as Diwali nears (November 4).

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Roan and Zoya Sahrawat share their family’s festive practices as Diwali nears (November 4).

Zoya explains that Diwali is the Hindu new year. Many who celebrate Diwali deck out their houses with lights and share presents with friends and family.

Zoya says that Indians love to dance during the celebrations, and that the sweets made for Diwali are delicious.

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