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Dancing Obamas Celebrate Diwali Festival in India

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Barack and Michelle Obama danced away with school children in Mumbai on Sunday. The couple was celebrating the Hindu festival of Diwali during their state visit to India. The Obamas' 10-day Asian tour will include Indonesia, South Korea and Japan.

A group of exuberant Indian school children pull US First Lady Michelle Obama to the dance floor.

US President Barack Obama and his wife celebrated the Hindu festival Diwali with the children at Holy Name High School in Mumbai Sunday.

The first lady showed off her dancing skills, mimicking the young performers. And President Obama wasn't allowed to stay on the sidelines for long.

The country celebrated Diwali, the festival of lights, on Friday.

During his visit, Obama also announced $10 billion in business deals and paid tribute to victims of the 2008 terrorist attack in Mumbai Saturday. Later on Sunday he was scheduled to meet with the Indian Prime Minister in New Delhi.

The visit is part of a 10-day Asian tour to boost trade and encourage countries not to devalue their currencies in an effort to protect exports.

The Obamas will also travel to Indonesia, South Korea and Japan.

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