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Let's Make a Difference this Diwali-Eco-friendly Gifting

Hosted by the Consul of the Freiburg Enjoy Your Moments Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Thu 12 Nov 18:00 - 19:00

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Festivities are in the air as Diwali is fast-approaching! The first thing that comes to mind is to buy meaningful gifts for friends and family.

Well, this Diwali you can skip the shopping lines , Let make and gift our loved ones homemade Diyas. It is the perfect opportunity to start adopting to a sustainable lifestyle! From non sustainable (drakness) to a sustainable way (light)

What you need is :
1) Colourful/Newspaper Square sheets (Eg. 2"X2 or 3"x 3")
2) Paper cuter/scissors
3) Glue/paper adhesive
4) Glitter tubes if you wish to make it glittery (optional)

You can explore a lot of options in this workshop to make your Diwali more colourful.

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Diwali/Deepavali/Divali is festival of lights, usually celebrated during the Hindu Lunisolar month Kartika (between mid-October and mid-November). One of the most popular festivals of Hinduism, Diwali symbolizes the spiritual "victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance". In the lead-up to Diwali, celebrants will prepare by cleaning, renovating, and decorating their homes and workplaces with diya and rangoli (oil lamps or candles). During the Diwali people wear their finest clothes, illuminate the interior and exterior of their homes with diyas and rangoli, perform (Lakshmi puja) – worship ceremonies of Lakshmi, the goddess of prosperity and wealth, light fireworks, and partake in family
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Happy Diwali :) शुभ दीपावली

Sunny Greetings,
Ritika, Sherine, and Kumar