Lohri

Lohri – 12 January 2019

HASWA members celebrated Lohri on the 16 January at the HASWA centre.  HASWA lunch club members celebrated the the festival by dancing and  singing to traditional songs. The festival is mainly seen as an occasion marking the end of the winters and beginning of a new harvest season in Punjab, India and celebrating a new born baby and bride.

Lohri – 18 January 2018

HASWA members celebrated Lohri on the 18 January at the HASWA centre. The festival of Lohri is mainly celebrated in North Indian states like Punjab on 13 January. The festival is mainly seen as an occasion marking the end of the winters and beginning of a new harvest season by Punjabi’s. Lohri is also a celebration of fertility and the joy of life – and the first festival for each new bride or new born baby is considered very significant. Now Lohri is a Thanksgiving festival and an opportunity for people to take a break from their busy lives, reuniting with their friends and family.  HASWA lunch club members celebrated the the festival by singing traditional songs and dance.

Lhori 2017

Lohri celebrates fertility and the joy of life, and in the event of the birth of a child or a marriage in the family and the first Lohri of a new bride or a newborn baby is considered extremely important. HASWA lunch club members celebrated the the festival with traditional songs and dance.

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