- DURATION 60 mins
*IT'S TIME TO CELEBRATE THE FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS WITH US*
India is a diverse country with people from over seven different religions. It is a country which is known for its architecture, food, culture, languages, different textiles and equally famous for celebrating all the festivals in a big way!!
Diwali is one such festival that is spiritually connected to all and the whole of India celebrates with equal zeal and passion. There are different cultural ways of celebrating this festival of lights throughout India. It is a five-day long festival and is also a fusion of harvest festivals in India. People in India start preparing for these days one week back by cleaning their houses, decorating them with lights, lamps and shopping for new attires. It is a day to also celebrate goodness and the win of good over evil.
To celebrate the biggest festival of India and learn more about it, join Komal for the celebration of the festival of lights. On the tour, she will take you for Diwali Shopping, explain the different rituals, help you experience Diwali Bling.
- Duration: 60 mins
- Online Zoom event: Join from your computer, phone or tablet (no replay available)
Meet the Host, Komal Darira
Komal has been working in the travel and tourism industry for the past 8 years. She started guiding at the age of 19 and since then has always loved introducing people to Indian culture and heritage. She has been hosting virtual experiences, especially cooking ones, for the past 2 years and has introduced people around the world and changed their perceptions about Indian food and cooking in general. Get ready as Komal brings unique virtual experiences for you from all around Delhi and India with a mix of cooking, dancing and exploring around which would bring you closer to Indian culture, cuisine and local life of the people.
Preparing for the Event
For the best experience, you will need to have Zoom downloaded onto your computer. Please ensure you're connected to broadband/wifi rather than using your mobile phone connection (3G/4G).
We also recommend that pets are either calmly sitting on your lap or in another room, and any refreshments you may require are within your reach!
What if I can’t make the event?
If a recording’s available for the event, you can still register for it and we will send you an email with a link to a recording shortly after it ends.
Will my camera be on and will I be visible to the other people?
Your camera and microphone does not need to be on for you to enjoy the event. The choice about whether to do this is completely yours.
How do I watch the live event?
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How do I sign-up for and access the recording? (Recorded events only)
Book the event as normal (as if you are attending live). After the event ends you will automatically receive a post-event email with a link to the recording, as long as the event was recorded. You do not need to do anything else and there is no separate booking process for recordings only. Please note it can take up to 24 hours for Zoom to process recordings.