Campus event to celebrate Diwali

 

UAF photo Bindu Gadamsetty, a graduate student pursuing a PhD in electrical engineering, enjoys a round of musical chairs during the Diwali celebration at the Pioneer Park Civic Center Nov. 6, 2010.

UAF photo
Bindu Gadamsetty, a graduate student pursuing a Ph.D. in electrical engineering, enjoys a round of musical chairs during the Diwali celebration at the Pioneer Park Civic Center Nov. 6, 2010.

Marmian Grimes
907-474-7902
10/24/13

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.

ADDITIONAL CONTACTS: Shirish Patil, faculty advisor for Namaste India, at slpatil@alaska.edu. Vamshi Kavadhanula, president of Namaste India, at vkavadhanula@alaska.edu.

CU/10-24-13/096-14

 

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