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Tune In: White House Diwali Celebration

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Tomorrow, the White House will celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights, for the fifth time since President Obama took office. This year, First Lady Michelle Obama will provide remarks and light the diya, or lamp.
First Lady Michelle Obama dances with students during Diwali

President Barack Obama watches as First Lady Michelle Obama dances with students during a Diwali candle lighting and performance at Holy Name HIgh School in Mumbai, India, Nov. 7, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Tomorrow, the White House will celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights, for the fifth time since President Obama took office. This year, First Lady Michelle Obama will provide remarks and light the diya, or lamp.

Watch the First Lady’s remarks live at  starting at WhiteHouse.gov/Live 4:00 p.m. EST

And check out this statement from President Obama on the Observance of Diwali.

Gautam Raghavan is an Advisor in the White House Office of Public Engagement.