A Burst of Colour told a story of how the rainbow was formed, with children dressed in white to represent light, then different colours to represent the rainbow.
Spiritually, Diwali signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair.
Despite closure of the Newcastle office this year, the community rallied to help raise funds towards CANSA and the fight against cancer.
QASA is an organisation which offers skill development programmes, employment projects and the distribution of assertive devices and mobility aids, allowing quadriplegics and paraplegics to integrate into mainstream society with equal rights and equal opportunities.
Offering the best in barley and hops, the festival kept everyone in high spirits despite the rain.
Patrons were spoiled for choice as the mouth-watering smell of vetkoek, pancakes, sosaties and biscuits assailed the nostrils.
The event was fun-filled as Newcastle Mall handed out coloured powder, which enabled the runners to turn the walk into a colourful spectacle.
Hosted in lieu of the regular Park Run, Wilson described the train run as a great success which attracted runners from towns across Northern KwaZulu-Natal.
Guests at Saturday’s market day experienced an array of cultural attractions, from music, dance, poetry and other stage items, plus stalls catering to a variety of tastes and whims.
Since the Newcastle Clivia Group’s establishment in 2000, this year marked the first time it hosted the KwaZulu-Natal Clivia Show with entries from KZN.
Newcastillians rallied to the market to get their hands on scrumptious home made treats, arts, crafts and farm fresh produce while enjoying a fun day out in beautiful weather.