The First Lady Goes Bollywood
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The First Lady Goes Bollywood


There’s really no other reason to write about this, except that it’s

inspiring, fun and totally awesome, so why not?

Last Sunday, Nov.

3, marked the beginning of Diwali,

the annual five-day Hindu Festival of Lights, which is not only an

official holiday in India, but in Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Mauritius,

Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago, Suriname, Malaysia, Singapore and Fiji as


The day is usually celebrated by families performing traditional activities together in their homes. And in honor of that, the

First Lady Michelle Obama today

hosted a Diwali celebration, along with a Bollywood

dance clinic in the White House, with

local school students.

At the celebration, Mrs. Obama was quoted as saying: “When

we say that we want to make the White House the ‘people’s house, we mean all

people. We want to honor and embrace all of the many cultures and faith

traditions that make us who we are as Americans. And Diwali is very much one of

those traditions.

Looks like a scene form a Bollywood film, doesn’t it?

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