2015-11-16 Diwali in the European Parliament

Monday 16 November the Hindu Forum Europe (HFE) celebrated Diwali for the first time in the EU Parliament, Brussels. Host MEP, Neena Gill congratulated Hindus with this big success. The Ambassador of India, Mr. Manjeev Singh Puri, and the Ambassador of Mauritius, Mr. J. Koonjul, lit symbolically a dipa in the presence of other MEPs and staff of the Parliament.

ISKCON devotees from Belgium, Spain, Hungary, Italy and Switzerland were among the more than 100 attendees of this historical event. According to key organizer, Mahaprabhu Das, HFE is planning to celebrate Diwali every year in the European Parliament. 


Hindu Forum of Europe is organising Diwali in the European Parliament on 16 November 18:00 – 20:00 hours. There are some places left and if you want to attend then you should email secretary@hindu-forum.be with the following details.

Your full name as in the passport;

  • Passport Number:
  • Date of Birth: 
  • email id:
  • Postal Address:

As places are limited 1st priority will be given to children and youth.

We are also looking for a dancer/musicians who can give seva on the day.

Thank you.