Diwali Festival of Lights - Auckland Highlights

A young traditional dancer performing during Saturday afternoon. View high-res | Saturday Gallery | Sunday Gallery

Distinguished guests during the opening ceremony. View high-res | Saturday Gallery | Sunday Gallery

A young performer during Saturday's solo performance competition. View high-res | Saturday Gallery | Sunday Gallery

Mirth and chaos accompanied these stilt performers across both days. View high-res | Saturday Gallery | Sunday Gallery

A young girl momentarily looking back from the stage fence. View high-res | Saturday Gallery | Sunday Gallery

A performer during Saturday afternoon. View high-res | Saturday Gallery | Sunday Gallery

Traditional singers captivated the crowed on Sunday afternoon. View high-res | Saturday Gallery | Sunday Gallery

Apprehensive dancers waiting off-stage before their Sunday performance. View high-res | Saturday Gallery | Sunday Gallery

Glasses Lady Gaga would be proud of. View high-res | Saturday Gallery | Sunday Gallery

One of the presenters from the TV series 'Target' doing some emcee duty. View high-res | Saturday Gallery | Sunday Gallery

It was incredibly frustrating trying to photograph through the backs of people's heads, but when life gives you lemons... make a triangular composition... View high-res | Saturday Gallery | Sunday Gallery