- Title: India prepares for New Year in its diverse colours
- Date: 31st December 2019
- Summary: CHANDIGARH, INDIA (DECEMBER 31, 2019) (ANI - NO USE INDIA) VARIOUS OF PEOPLE DANCING WEARING COLOURFUL COSTUMES AS SOME PLAY INDIAN TRADITIONAL DRUMS, 'DHOL' MEN PLAYING 'DHOL' AS A GROUP OF ARTISTS PERFORM PUNJABI FOLK DANCE, 'BHANGDA' WITH STICKS WEARING TRADITIONAL COSTUMES MAN ROLLING A 'DHOL' AROUND HIS NECK WITH A STRING VARIOUS OF PEOPLE DANCING AND PLAYING 'DHOL' CHILD PLAYING AN L.E.D.-ILLUMINATED 'DHOL' (SOUNDBITE) (Punjabi) EVENT ORGANISER, SAYING: "We wanted that this beautiful city of our gets its own festival, of our own people. We put it in the advertising banner logo as well, "our city, our celebrations". We want people to gather and celebrate and dance. This whole event is just a voluntary effort." BHUBANESWAR, ODISHA, INDIA (DECEMBER 31, 2019) (ANI - NO USE INDIA) MINIATURE ARTIST, L. ESHWAR RAO SHAPING A STONE VARIOUS OF CLOSE OF RAO SHAPING THE STONE VARIOUS OF RAO GIVING FINAL TOUCHES TO A MINIATURE BOTTLE ART HE MADE BY RECYCLING WASTE, READING (English): "WELCOME 2020, HAPPY NEW YEAR" FINISHED MINIATURE ART (SOUNDBITE) (Hindi) MINIATURE ARTIST, L. ESHWAR RAO, SAYING: "I did it this year to set an example for people to recycle the waste which we generally throw out. It looks nice in the house. That's why I want to wish everyone a happy New Year with this small art of mine." DHARAMSALA, HIMACHAL PRADESH, INDIA (DECEMBER 31, 2019) (ANI - NO USE INDIA) VARIOUS OF TOURISTS CROWDING MARKET AREA VARIOUS OF TOURISTS AT A BUDDHIST TEMPLE ROLLING PRAYER WHEELS
- Embargoed: 14th January 2020 14:43
- Keywords: 2019 2020 Chandigarh India New Year garbage recycle preparations
- Location: CHANDIGARH/BHUBANESWAR, ODISHA/ DHARAMSALA, HIMACHAL PRADESH, INDIA
- City: CHANDIGARH/BHUBANESWAR, ODISHA/ DHARAMSALA, HIMACHAL PRADESH, INDIA
- Country: India
- Topics: Society/Social Issues
- Reuters ID: LVA001BCB2F67
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: Indians across the country prepared for New Year eve celebrations on Tuesday (December 31), in diverse vibrant manners.
Northern Chandigarh city, home to party-lover Punjabi crowd began early celebrations with open air party on chilly evening. Folk artists were seen playing drums and performing folk dances as people joined in the festivities with Punjabi dance of 'Bhangda'.
Miniature artist, L. Eshwar Rao from southeastern Bhubaneswar city ushered in the New Year with a positive message of recycling waste by making an art out of recycled garbage.
In the tourist and religious hub of northern India's Himalayan town of Dharamsala, a tourists rush was seen as they crowded market places and Buddhist temples to begin their New Year in the lap of nature and spirituality.
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