Diwali to be celebrated with show at University of Victoria

Variety event marks the annual Hindu festival of lights

The Victoria Hindu Parishad invites the greater community to celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights, with a special cultural performance this Saturday (Nov. 2) at the University of Victoria’s Farquhar Auditorium.

Audience members will hear traditional Indian music, experience classical and regional folk dances and thrill to high-energy Bollywood and bhangra numbers.

The family oriented show starts at 6:30 p.m. and runs until 10. Tickets are $15 each, available at the University Centre box office at 250-721-8480 or auditorium.uvic.ca.

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