Check out all the amazing pictures from the London Diwali Festival celebrations

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Trafalgar Square hosted an explosion of colour and music on Sunday as people came together to celebrate the London Diwali Festival.

Sadiq Khan opened the event by lighting a lamp on the main stage, which also held performances and live music.

Diwali Festival
(John Stillwell/PA)

Diwali
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The mayor said he'd been practising his Bollywood dancing (and, of course, it's likely Bollywood #1 fan Zac Goldsmith would've been doing the same).

Khan also called upon Lakshmi, the Hindu goddess of wealth and fortune, to help out with the economy post-Brexit. What a joker.

Diwali Festival
Diwali
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A crowd of thousands - including Hindus, Sikhs and Jains - gathered to celebrate the Festival of Lights - and it sure looked like a lot of fun.

dancers on the stage (John Stillwell/PA)
(John Stillwell/PA)

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Diwali
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There was a live garba band, dancing, meditation sessions and Indian street food all on offer.

Diwali
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Girls dress up to celebrate the London Diwali Festival (John Stillwell/PA)
(John Stillwell/PA)

What more could you possibly want to brighten up a rather damp and dismal Sunday?