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Auckland Diwali Festival Media Update

Auckland Diwali Festival Media Update

15 August 2014

The two-day Auckland Diwali Festival (11-12 October) brings Aucklanders and visitors of all ages and ethnic backgrounds together to celebrate and experience Indian culture in its many exciting forms.

There’s live performances by local and international dancers and singers, including the thrilling Radio Tarana Bollywood dance competition. Sample a huge range of delectable Indian foods and sweets or join in one of the Rangoli ‘floor art' workshops. There’s also street theatre, lighting displays and a dazzling fireworks display.

Puppetry and weddings will also feature at this year’s event. Details to be announced.

http://www.aucklandnz.com/diwali


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