SBS celebrates the Festivals of Light

SBS is celebrating Diwali, Deepavali, Bandi Chhor Diwas and Tihar for the second year with digital, video and audio content to entertain and share the colour and festivities of Diwali with all Australians.

Also known as the Festivals of Light, the occasion is celebrated by over one billion people globally.

The Nara family featured in the Diwali video series hosted by celebrity chef Kishwar Chowdhury (pictured far left)

SBS Audio’s Bangla, Gujarati, Hindi, Malayalam, Nepali, Punjabi, Tamil and Telugu programs will produce a feast of new content including a bespoke SBS podcast My Diwali featuring interviews with ex-MasterChef contestant Depinder Chibber, female dhol drum player Priya Gakhar and COO of One Future Football Rohit Bhargava.

The podcast will explore what it’s like celebrating Diwali in multicultural Australia including traditions, spirituality, food, games and more. SBS PopDesi will also provide the best playlist for a Diwali party.

Managing Director James Taylor says “We’re thrilled to be the Australian home of the Festivals of Light for a second year and to share this wonderful cultural celebration with all Australians.

More info here.

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