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Upper Hutt Diwali Celebrations



Sun 09 Oct 2022, 05:00 pm - 8:00pm


Whirinaki Whare Taonga
836 Fergusson Drive, Upper Hutt Central
Upper Hutt


Cultural Calendar Event, Community Event, Ethnic Communities, Food Drink, Festivals, Dance, Visual Arts


Wheelchair Access, Accessible Toilets, Mobility Parking


$15 Individual $25 Family

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Upper Hutt Multicultural Council

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For the first time, Diwali is coming to Upper Hutt!

Come and experience the Festival of Lights, with a couple of cultural twists...

From our very talented community

You will be able to:

  • Experience dazzling performances from around the globe
  • Taste authentic Diwali sweets and food
  • Enjoy the vibrant traditional costumes of the community
  • See the creative possibilities of Rangoli

...and come together to celebrate the universal theme of the triumph of light over darkness in this joyous festival.


With heaps of opportunities to get involved

Fashion Show

Parents and kids friendly; choose your favourite traditional outfit and have some fun in the limelight! If you would like to borrow something, please contact us.  ALL CULTURES WELCOME.

Contact Rebecca to chat further

Rangoli Competition

Create your own Rangoli and share with us a video, photo, or even the real thing! Prizes will be given on the night. This is beginner-friendly, please contact us if you would like some guidance.

Contact Saranya for more info


Tickets on sale now

Tickets are $15 for an individual, or $25 for a family (3 or more). The ticket price entitles you to a plate of north and south indian food during the evening and a take-home box of Diwali sweets.

Book your tickets here


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