Firework-free Durban Book Fair gives Diwali the green light

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Firework-free Durban Book Fair gives Diwali the green light

Eco-friendly festival ditches fireworks for the sake of climate change, human rights and animals

Senior reporter

As global concerns about climate change continue to grow, a Durban non-profit organisation has lit the spark to celebrate Diwali without fireworks.

The Durban Book Fair has launched Green Diwali, an event that celebrates the Hindu Festival of Lights with nothing but lights.

From Friday, trees in Durban’s Mitchell Park will be decorated with lights to promote an eco-friendly Diwali...

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