Diwali celebrations at Manukau Libraries
Diwali celebrations at Manukau
Later this month Papatoetoe and Pakuranga
Libraries will celebrate Diwali, one of the most exciting
and vibrant events on the Indian calendar.
demonstrations, Indian sweet making, henna hand painting and
dancing are just some of the colourful unique aspects of
Indian and South Asian culture on offer.
Outreach Coordinator Community Cultures Elenoa Moa Sili-Mati
says “Our Diwali celebrations are a great way for the
Indian community to share some of its culture with the rest
of the city.
“I also encourage our customers, in
particular our Indian community, to visit Papatoetoe Library
and view their vast collection of Hindi and Punjabi
During the week-long celebrations Papatoetoe
Library will show DVDs of all things Indian and play Indian
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