Diwali (Deepavali) Video Greetings 2009
on: October 9, 2009, 4:41 am
presents you a fascinating collection of online video greetings
for Diwali 2009. Besides videos on Diwali celebrations, there
are video clips featuring the Indian classical art forms like
Odissi, Bharatanatyam, Kathak and Baul music performance and many
The video greetings on art forms feature some of the master performers
like Anita Ratnam, Dr Deepthi Omcherry Bhalla, Manju Bhargavee,
Pali Chandra, Sujata Mohapatra, Bimbavati Devi, Dr. Neena Prasad,
Rajashree Warrier and Parvati Baul. Click
here to send Diwali Video Greetings The greetings facility
is user-friendly, less time-consuming and the option to send a
video greeting to multiple recipients is also available.
The online video greetings facility is also available on our branded
channel on YouTube: www.youtube.com/indiavideodotorg.
is the first website to offer online video greeting facility and
it was introduced in 2007.
the first of its kind website portraying the geographical, and
cultural marvels of a country. The portal is envisaged as an online
video encyclopaedia on India.
The site has hundreds of videos from almost all Indian States
and Union Territories. Videos on places and events of historical
importance, colourful festivals and celebrations from different
parts of the country, tourist attractions and wildlife are included.
A rare feature of the website is exclusive galleries on topics
like Ayurveda, Yoga and Indian cuisine.
The website, currently maintained by Invis Multimedia, was developed
with the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization
New Delhi Office. Only professional video clips are included in
Diwali, the ‘festival of lights’ is time for celebrations
in India. Diwali or Deepavali, as it is known in South India,
literally means a row of lights or lamps. This festival symbolizing
the victory of ‘good over evil’ and ‘light over
darkness’ is one of the most widely celebrated festivals
in the country, known for its multi-lingual and multi-cultural
On the evening of Diwali day, thousands of ‘Diwali diyas’,
(small earthen lamps) are lit up across cities and villages. The
distribution of sweets and bursting of crackers are other features
of the festival.
In mythology, the origin of the festival is mentioned in connection
with the return of Lord Rama, the hero of the epic Ramayana, to
his country Ayodhya, after a fourteen-year-long exile.
The day before the Diwali day is celebrated as ‘Narak Chaturdasi’,
which according to legend, is the commemoration of the killing
of the demon king ‘Narakasura’ by Lord Krishna’s
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