Dharmic Sabha to host ‘Diwali light up’ at Kitty roundabout on Thursday


The Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha will be hosting a number of activities as they countdown to Diwali 2020 on November 14. The activities have been designed to take account of the COVID-19 restrictions.

DEEP JALE – Deepavali Light Up, begins the festivities on Thursday at 5:30pm at the Seawall Roundabout with the lighting of a dazzling structure of diyas which will brighten the area until Diwali.

The short program will include music and songs and the ceremonial switching on of the lights of the multi-diya structure.

The public is encouraged to drive-by, stop for pictures and to collect sweet boxes and prasadam. The event will be streamed on the Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha’s Facebook page and broadcast live via E-Networks and other channels.


The Sabha is encouraging the creation of beautiful rangoli patterns at entrances of homes and businesses to welcome Maha Lakshmi. Prizes can be won by submitting three pictures of your design, you making the rangoli and the finished rangoli to the Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha Facebook page.  These will be judged by the public on Facebook and prizes awarded. Open to all.

FIRST VIRTUAL DIWALI MOTORCADE on Friday, November 13th at 8:00pm.

After 46 years of Diwali Motorcade, the Guyana Hindu Sabha will be presenting a virtual motorcade showcasing spectacular floats and featuring outstanding local and international artistes in a two and half hour live concert.

Ben Parag. Purnash Durgaprasad, Vishale Sookram, Suchitra Rampersaud, Artie Sookhai-Khellawan, based in New York and   Neval Chatelall of Trinidad and Tobago will join Suraj Singh, Ganindra, Sonya Ragbeer, Sookrane Boodhoo, Mona Gowkaran , Rekha Ranglall, Richie Hansraj and Nayakumari Roopram to present beautiful songs that capture the magic of Diwali.

Fabulous dance performances by Dharmic Nritya Sangh and other acts will blend seamlessly to create the perfect prelude to the festival. The program will be aired on E-Networks channel E3, NCN, NTN and the Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha’s Facebook page.

The Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha encourages the Hindu Community to perform Lakshmi Puja at homes and in mandirs while observing the COVID-19 guidelines. (Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha press release)

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