Lauding Lohri

Lohri was celebrated on Jan. 19 at the St. John Vianney Parish in Westsyde with Punjabi cuisine, dancing, music and prizes.

Lohri is a festival of ancient civilization in India.

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It marks the crop harvest in India’s Punjab region and is a celebration of births, marriages and other milestones of happiness.

Lohri is adapting with the ages, but maintains the tradition of giving and sharing with family and friends.

The women in the photo performed in the traditional Gidha.

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