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Canucks put colors, dancing, lights on display for Diwali Night

Fans at Rogers Arena observed annual festival with music, performers

by Cristina Ledra @cledra / Staff Writer

DIWALI NIGHT | Jazzy B Performs

Jazzy B Performs for Canucks Fans on Diwali Night

Bhangra Superstar Jazzy B performs for Canucks fans at Rogers Arena during Vancouver's third annual Diwali Night Celebration.

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The Vancouver Canucks got into the festive spirit on Friday with a Diwali Night filled with lights, dancers, colors, and music. 

Canucks mascot FIN came dressed to impress in his very own kurta and jumped in with the many Bhangra drummers and dancers that were around Rogers Arena during the game.

Instagram from @canucksfin: #DiwaliNight #Canucks

Fans were treated to an intermission performance from Bhangra star Jazzy B, who was decked out in a throwback Canucks outfit.

Video: Canucks celebrate Diwali night at Rogers Arena.

Diwali is a festival of lights that is celebrated mostly by Sikhs, Hindus and Jains annually in the fall, and is marked by numerous customs and rituals. The Canucks had a display where fans could write messages on lamps and hang them up.

Tweet from @Canucks: .@TD_Canada is trying to help the #Canucks light the lamp tonight - literally! 🚨🚨🚨

Before the game, the Canucks and their fans got a special message from pro wrestlers, the Singh Brothers. 

Tweet from @SinghBrosWWE: Happy Diwali to all the @Canucks fans celebrating at the game tonight! Bring that energy! (We���re out in Kansas City, protecting our championship) @WWE #Canucks�� #Bollywood247 #Diwali

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