Diwali Celebration ~India’s Festival of LightsLive Music

The Creative Living Room presents
Diwali Celebration ~India’s Festival of Lights Live Music
* Dances * Stories * Crafts & Food Happenings
Saturday, October 17, 2009 @ 4:30 pm
Featuring Special Guest Artists:
Ahalya Hejmadi ~ Odissi Dance
Nandan Pandit ~ Live Harmonium Music
Local Children ~ Traditional Dances
Rinal Parikh ~ Diwali Arts & Crafts
Shere-E-Punjab ~ Indian Cuisine Tastings

Share in the joy and splendor of Indian culture. Join us at The Creative Living Room for our second Diwali Festival and learn about this New Year celebration through traditional songs, stories, poems, dances and live music by guest artists with crafts, food, fireworks and fun! Don’t miss this interactive, enrichment program fostering cultural awareness and learning for the whole family.

Ahalya Hejmadi Patnaik has been performing for over 25 years in eight countries around the world. She is an A class certified artiste of the Government of India’s department of Culture and gives performances and lecture demonstrations in the lyrical and exotic Eastern Indian classical dance of Odissi in schools and Universities demonstrating how the dances she performs celebrate the circle of life and the connection of people to each other, and to nature.
Location: 15 Chester Rd Swarthmore, PA
This event is appropriate for the whole family
Cost: $5 (infants are free)