Emirates celebrates Diwali in Dubai

(By Emirates)

Dubai, UAE — Recognizing the vital role of food in celebrations and traditions that bring people together, Emirates’ Cabin Crew surprised and delighted residents of all ages in the heart of Dubai, marking the start of Diwali.

Emirates’ crew spread festive joy and distributed traditional sweet treats and confections under the twinkling festive lights of Bur Dubai.

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Emirates’ Cabin Crew surprised and delighted residents of all ages in the heart of Dubai, marking the start of Diwali.
Photo: Emirates

Emirates’ Cabin Crew gave out hundreds of decorated boxes of sweets in Meena Bazaar, a popular area in Dubai known for its ethnic shops and bustling streets where many people shop for their traditional Diwali essentials.

The crew members also helped create a traditional Rangoli to celebrate the festival of lights.

Travelers are able to get a taste of Diwali delicacies available onboard this year on all India-bound Emirates flights during the week of Diwali celebrations, which is set to start on October 19.

Sweets distributed included Ladoos and Khajur burfi, along with other specialties like Moong Dal burfi, all embellished, representing the traditional decoration of Diwali. (Full Story Here)

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