You need to have JavaScript enabled to view this video clip.


An insight into the preparations for the annual Hindu celebration of Diwali. The importance of new beginnings, food, decorations and the specific preparations made to encourage Lakshmi, a Hindu God, to visit and bring wealth and good fortune for the year ahead with her.
This clip is from:
First broadcast:
14 March 2000

Classroom Ideas

This clip is ideal for use during the festival of Diwali itself, to stimulate art or creative writing. Children could also think about ways that they prepare for different events, eg tests or holidays, and how these preparations help the event to be more successful.

This clip also features in: