BOSTON—Thanks to efforts and the hard work by the United India Association of New England, known as UIA, the Diwali’s green and orange lights will be splashed from Boston City Hall, Longfellow Bridge and Zakim Bridge to Burns Bridge in Worcester this Diwali Day on Thursday.
“We are very excited to continue our collaboration with Boston City Hall officials. Boston Mayor Kim Janey has sent her Diwali greeting for people who celebrate this Festival of Lights,” said United India President Aditi Soni. “We are hoping for Boston community to enjoy these lights and share their pictures with City Hall and Boston bridges lights to be entered in a raffle for Amazon gift cards.”
Ms. Soni said that United India is also inviting Rangoli entries to be shared on social media.
“Our choreographers and participants are working hard to put together a wonderful virtual Diwali celebration on Nov 14th,” said Ms. Soni. “I am very thankful to my team who has been working tirelessly to bring these celebrations for our community. We are looking forward to celebrate our New Years Eve in person, as five years and older should be vaccinated by that time.”
And, yes: ‘I would like to wish New England community a very bright and joyous Happy Diwali,” added Ms. Soni.