Upper Hutt Diwali Celebrations
Sun 09 Oct 2022, 05:00 pm - 8:00pm
Whirinaki Whare Taonga
836 Fergusson Drive, Upper Hutt Central
Cultural Calendar Event, Community Event, Ethnic Communities, Food Drink, Festivals, Dance, Visual Arts
Wheelchair Access, Accessible Toilets, Mobility Parking
$15 Individual $25 Family
Website or Reg:
Upper Hutt Multicultural Council
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
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
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.