Looking towards the Covid-19 pandemic, Google wants you to make the most of your virtual Diwali with a new AR experience. Google Arts & Culture has launched a unique virtual Diwali experience that lets you decorate your place with diyas, and also you can burst crackers.
Google ‘Diwali @ Home’ experience can be accessed through the link given by Google Arts & Culture. However, Google took Twitter to share his virtual Diwali celebration link.
This virtual Diwali is possible only on smartphones with the support of Web Augmented Reality. However, you can augment virtual diyas from your smartphone and burst different Diwali crackers through this AR experience.
There is also a Google Arts & Culture page for Diwali, where you can find Diwali’s history with illustrations and a coloring book. There is a video of Amish Tripathi, author, and Director of the Nehru Centre, with Neil MacGregor, Art historian, broadcaster on the significance of Diwali this year.
This page is also filled with decorations, traditions, and food that is related to Diwali. You can find a gallery of different rangoli designs, lamp traditions, pictures of Diwali celebrations, and the festivities around it.
This page also features the history of Diwali from the Ramayana and the significance of the Hindu goddess Lakshmi. The entire page has everything we ever wanted to or need to know about Diwali.
Looking towards virtual Diwali similar to Google Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat have also launched virtual Diwali experiences. While Facebook has started the Diwali challenge, Instagram and Snapchat launched Diwali AR filters. However, Twitter launched its custom Diwali emoji.
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