Indians celebrate Diwali, the Indian New Year, at the Sikh temple in Wan Chai last year. Photo: K.Y. ChengIndians celebrate Diwali, the Indian New Year, at the Sikh temple in Wan Chai last year. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Indians celebrate Diwali, the Indian New Year, at the Sikh temple in Wan Chai last year. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Diwali: how Indians in Hong Kong make festival special when they’re far away from families

  • Multi-faith Diwali balls and assemblies at schools, filling their homes with friends in place of family – Indian community celebrates differently
  • Indian firms’ Chinese staff take part in lucky coins ritual

Topic |   Explainers: Culture
Indians celebrate Diwali, the Indian New Year, at the Sikh temple in Wan Chai last year. Photo: K.Y. ChengIndians celebrate Diwali, the Indian New Year, at the Sikh temple in Wan Chai last year. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Indians celebrate Diwali, the Indian New Year, at the Sikh temple in Wan Chai last year. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
READ FULL ARTICLE
Close
We need your support

Advertising helps us continue to provide quality content. Help support us by disabling your adblocker on our site.

How to whitelist us:
  1. 1
    Click on the AdBlock icon at the top right corner of your browser.
    For iOS, go to Settings/Safari/Content Blockers and turn it off.

    For Android, go to your Ad blocker app/Settings and turn it off.
  2. 2
    Click Enabled on this site until the text reads Disabled on this site.
  3. 2
    Click the cross icon on the top right corner to close this window and refresh the page.
  4. 3
    Click the cross icon on the top right corner to close this window and refresh the page.