MUMBAI: The annual Diwali event organized by the Mayor of London was hailed as a success with people from all walks of life being a part of the festive atmosphere. Over 30,000 people attended the event held at
The square was transformed by magical light displays, floating lanterns and a wide range of dance performances. The event also featured a special guest presentation by drumming maestro Pandit Dinesh and a prayer song by Maya Deepak.
Bollywood dancers too showcased their talent in front of the crowd. The event went on for eight hours instead of the normal four.
â€œWe are absolutely delighted with the response we have got with this event and it also gave us a chance to interact with our viewers,â€ said B4U Network CEO Sunil Rohra.
Mayor of London Ken Livingstone added, â€œDiwali is an important occasion for Londonâ€™s Hindus, Sikhs and Jains and represents the power of good to triumph over evil â€“ a theme that has relevance for all of Londonâ€™s communities because it signifies the value of co-operation and mutual respect between peoples of different faiths and backgrounds. On this occasion I wish everyone a happy and prosperous Diwali.â€
The event was filmed by B4U Network and will be screened in India, the