Dubai Airports welcomed travellers with a traditional Indian dance in honour of Diwali and the video is going viral.
Diwali celebrations officially falls on October 27, however, festivities usually take place 4 to 5 days in advance, like this joyful pop-up dance performance spotted at DXB along.
You’ll also know Diwali is coming thanks to homes across the country lit with colourful lights, to celebrate the festival of lights.
The video was captured by @vipulifs, the Consular General for India in Dubai, he shared the video on Twitter on Wednesday and it’s already reached over 50k views on the social media platform.
Wonderful Diwali celebrations at Dubai Airport Duty Free today. pic.twitter.com/Qg32TUL8il
— vipul (@vipulifs) October 22, 2019
People are praising the colourful performance
Such delightful experience it must've been for the onlookers there.. What a vibrant play of colours… Beautiful performance.. Happy diwali to you sir… 👌😊
— Pallavi (@PallaviPatnaikD) October 23, 2019
Known as the festival of lights, schools and families across the UAE are already celebrating
— Glen Radojkovich (@GRadojkovich) October 24, 2019
How do you know it’s Diwali in Dubai? You’ll spot many homes light up with colourful lights
In search of a light show? Head to Dubai Festival City Mall tonight!
@cgidubai proudly annnounces mega Diwali celebrations being held in Dubai Festival City Mall on Oct 24, 2019 from 5 pm onwards… spectacular Imagine Hathi's Garden show, Dubai police band,fireworks, dances and some special surprises awaits you…@dubaitourism @DFCdubai pic.twitter.com/MxSIgS3PjF
— India in Dubai (@cgidubai) October 23, 2019
Emirates are also gearing up for the festival, offering festive treats on all flights to and from India from 25 to 31
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Celebrate Diwali by indulging in our festive treats on all flights to and from India from 25 to 31 October and in select airport lounges on 27 October. From sweet Motichoor Laddus to savoury Punjabi Samosas, enjoy a wide variety of traditional delicacies onboard and on the ground. #HappyDiwali #EmiratesAirline #FlyEmiratesFlyBetter