Growing up in India, I was fortunate enough to celebrate so many different festivals. I have many beautiful, childhood memories attached with each of those festivals. It is not only difficult but impossible to pick up one favorite festival among all.
|Bhugga – a traditional Lohri sweet|
I feel blessed due to the fact that I got to share the warmth of bonfire with family and friends this year. Like every year, there were quite a few lohri celebrations in the town. But this one caught my attention. It was organized by a group of four dynamic ladies, more popularly known as ‘Desi Divas’. It must be for their pure intentions and dedication for the welfare of Indian community, that we got to enjoy a bright, sunny and warm day in the middle of January, when everything is usually freezing outside. I thoroughly enjoyed the festivities and I’m glad we made the effort to drive there. Here are a few glimpses from the celebrations.
|The finer details always add a personal touch|
And here is the Folk song which everyone sings around the bonfire :