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Diwali Dunedin

Event Details


Sat 21 Oct 2017


02.00pm until 04.30pm


Dunedin Public Art Gallery Foyer and (weather permitting) The Central Octagon


Dunedin / Otago

Join us as the city comes alive with colours, lights and festivities to celebrate South Asian Heritage in Dunedin.

Learn how to wrap a turban, drape a sari, have mehendi painted on your hands, taste traditional Indian food, create colourful rangoli patterns, enjoy cultural performances and more!

We welcome everyone to this free spectacular family-friendly event.

Supported by Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin Public Art Gallery Society, Lion Foundation and Bendigo Valley Foundation.

Cultural performances include Lavani folk dancers of Kalika Kala Kendra, India, brought here courtesy of Asia New Zealand Foundation and Air New Zealand. Many thanks to all of our sponsors of Diwali 2017.