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Wellington Diwali festival 2017

Event Details

Date:

Mon 23 Oct 2017

Time:

01.30pm until 09.30pm

Venue:

TSB Bank Arena, Queens Wharf

Location(s):

Wellington

The lighting of lamps at this ancient Hindu festival symbolises the triumph of light over darkness and the renewal of life.

The festival takes place in October each year and is presented by the Wellington City Council.

Diwali showcases contemporary and traditional Indian music and dancing, food and crafts, exhibitions and workshops, and children's activities.

Past activities and workshops have included sari tying, rangoli (traditional decorative designs made on floors or courtyards) and Indian games.

Win a trip for two to Singapore

WIN return flights for two to Singapore courtesy of of Air New Zealand with Asia New Zealand Foundation's Diwali photo/video competition.