Campus event to celebrate Diwali
The Namaste Indian Student Chapter at the University of Alaska Fairbanks will host a Diwali celebration at the Wood Center Ballroom Saturday, Nov. 2 at 6:30 p.m.
The event will include cultural presentations by Indian students and members of Indian families in Fairbanks, as well as a sumptuous Indian meal with desserts. Diwali is a vibrant festival observed in India. It celebrates the victory of good over evil and knowledge over darkness.
Tickets are $15 for ages 10 and over, $10 for children between the ages 5 – 10. Children under the age of 5 attend for free. Namaste India will donate $2 from every ticket sold to UAF’s campaign for United Way of the Tanana Valley.
Advance ticket purchase is recommended, as the event usually sells out. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Vamshi Kavadhanula at 907-687-0569, Sri Poludasu at 907-347-5347 or Shirish Patil at 907-978-5403.