3 October 2016
The devoutly religious festival of Diwali or Deepawali symbolises vivid hues, flickering lamps and twinkling lights. It is synonomous with brimmed tables adorned with sumptuous goodies and cheery homes with loads of warmth and jollity. Diwali is a night full of fervor and fun. Don’t miss the perfect opportunity to throw an exhilarating and colorful party on this special occasion that will transform the environment into SOMETHING MAGICAL! Here is a sneak peak for inspiration…
Food and Beverages
All Indian festivities revolve around food no matter what the occasion. Traditional homemade savories and sweets embellish food platters. Professional caterers will provide dishes with that extra bit of appeal, flavour and taste. Plan the menu beforehand based on the timing and theme of your party. Serve cocktails and mocktails with spicy starters, shakes, smoothies and fresh fruit juices for a taste explosion.
Gussy up your home with exquisite chandeliers, painted earthen lamps, colorful little bulbs and sparkling candles. Organizing a Diwali party with rangolis and floral arrangements will certainly add sparkle to the entire ambience. Arrange a cluster of fresh flowers and floating candles in bowls and use it as a decorative piece. The exotic blend of flower petals and aromatic candles, along with multihued rangoli at your entrance will serve as a show-stopping display.
Diwali games encourage the essence of festivity. You can organize games according to the interest of your guests. Exhilarating games like a race to light up the most lamps in a specified time, rangoli competition, fancy dress contest in a Diwali theme, musical chairs and antakshari are interesting fun activities that add excitement and amusement to your celebration.
Present your guests with little gifts as a token of your love and affection. A set of beautifully embellished earthen lamps and a box of colorful floating candles are all-time-favourite gifts.
An exquisitely wrapped gift basket ladened with dried fruits, fancy chocolates, small silver idols of Lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi will surely be appreciated by your party attendees. For kids, you can pick firecrackers and chocolate boxes for extra zeal to the occasion.
Both grown-ups and children equally love fireworks on Diwali. A beautiful display of fireworks will certainly bring a spark to your gathering. Ground wheels, small flower pot rockets, high-flying rockets and sparklers will be appreciated by both young and old.
Simple handmade cards are back in vogue and will leave a personal impression on the receiver. However, in shortage of time, you can send cards online just don’t forget to add a little personal message to each guest.
All in all…
The festival of Diwali spreads happiness, it’s an ideal time to strengthen bonds with your near and dear ones. The festival of lights is around the corner so throw a bash in your own unique style by infusing these exciting ideas and make this Diwali a memorable celebration for a long time to come!