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London. October 19, 2008. Allas Khan, 7, from London waves his green light wand enjoying the Diwali, festival of lights, celebrations. Thousands of Londoners gathered at Trafalgar Square on Sunday for Diwali, has religious significance for Hindus, Sikhs and Jains, celebrated by many communities throughout the capital. Dances of many styles including Kathak from North India, Oddissi dancers from Orissa, classical Bharata Natyam, contemporary dance, and a touch of Bhangra were performed. The event was organised by the Mayor of London and the National Gallery of Art. (Photo by Mark Bryan Makela/UPPA/Photoshot)
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London.  October 19, 2008.  Allas Khan, 7, from London waves his green light wand enjoying the Diwali, festival of lights, celebrations.  Thousands of Londoners gathered at Trafalgar Square on Sunday for Diwali, has religious significance for Hindus, Sikhs and Jains, celebrated by many communities throughout the capital.  Dances of many styles including Kathak from North India, Oddissi dancers from Orissa, classical Bharata Natyam, contemporary dance, and a touch of Bhangra were performed.   The event was organised by the Mayor of London and the National Gallery of Art.  (Photo by Mark Bryan Makela/UPPA/Photoshot)