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England's Multicultural Leicester


on 2001/3/28 8:47:02 ( 1132 reads )


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LEICESTER, U.K., March 18, 2001: The focal point of the Leicester's Asian community is Belgrave Road known as the Golden Mile because more gold jewellery is sold here than anywhere else in Europe. The road's display of 6,000 lights during Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights is said to be the biggest outside India. The city's major Asian event is the annual Mela, a huge cultural festival that attracts crowds of 100,000.




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