Diwali 2017

Bharatanatyam Performed by students of Mrs Vidhya Mayuran,
Photo: Surjit Rai

Join us to celebrate the most exciting festival of light. This year we go to the South of India and explore why Kerala has been named the spice Garden of India.

Free, everyone is welcome!


 

This year’s acts are pulsating, stimulating and traditional featuring:

 

ADAA: Aarti’s Dance and Arts Acadamy

This Leicester based dance school, specialises in the South Indian Classical dance form of Kathak, which

originated in the temples of India and was performed in the grand palaces of the Mughal Rulers.

 

Bharatanatyam

Performed by students of Mrs Vidhya Mayuran

Indian classical dance that originated in Tamil Nadu. Traditionally a solo dance expressing Hindu religious themes is performed exclusively by women.

 

Sasikala Tallam

An established singer who will melt you with their dulcet tone.

 

Gabhru Punjab de Bhangra Team

Will get the blood pumping with their dynamic performance.

 

Jaimal Mistry

Offering a special performance with their 70’s medley fusion.

 

Shree Ram

Mandir Bhavnaben

Will bring you a Diwali extravaganza with her young talented team.

 

Kerala Cultural Association

Will drench you in a Deep south performance.

 

Maganbhai Patel

The tradition of Rangoli Patters.

 

Family Friendly Workshops

 

Mehndi Hand patterns (Hena)