Diwali Celebrations 2019

The Festival of Light

26 October 2019 | 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Diwali, the Festival of Light will be celebrated once again this year. Included will be a heritage stall with information on the first Indian settlers in Otago; traditional Indian foods; delightful decorations; and you can take part in one or all of the workshops on offer at Otago Museum from 11am–1.30pm and in the Octagon and Dunedin Public Art Gallery from 2pm-3.30pm: 

1. Make Rangoli patterns using coloured sand 
2. Have mehendi designs painted on your hands 
3. How to wrap a turban 
4. Learn how to drape a sari 
5. Diwali Playspace activities 
6. Indian heritage stall and more… 

3.30pm-4.30pm Indian themed performances.
FREE - Everyone is welcome to this Diwali celebration.

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