Pukaar News – Leicester

City Celebrates Navratri

One of the most awaited and sacred festivals in the Hindu calender is Navratri – the nine-day festival of dance that celebrates the nine manifestations of the Hindu Goddess Durga, it’s celebrated between 21st to 29th of September.

Temples, communtiy centre’s and outdoor parks around the world mark the festival as devotee’s flock together in colourful traditional dress to mark the festival of dance, by dnacing to live devotional music while clapping their hands as they rotate around a shrine devoteed to the Goddess. Celebrations start early evening and go on until the early hours of the morning.

Event organized by: Shruti Arts at Peepul Centre – Leicester

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