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17th November 2020

Residents At Local Care Home Enjoy Unique Virtual Diwali Celebration

Residents at Ashby House care home in Milton Keynes recently took part in a unique virtual event celebrating the Indian Festival of Lights. Residents were fascinated as stories of why and how Diwali is celebrated unfolded on screen. They had their names written in coloured powder as Rangoli designs, which are used to decorate homes during Diwali, thanks to demonstrations and explanations by Abhay, Manjiri and Mahi Joshi from local organisation Maya CARE. In the comfort of their care home lounge, residents made Diwali sweets, rolling out their own creative delicacies made with chickpea dough, under the guidance of Manjiri..

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