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Celebrate The Heritage of Diwali

20/10/2015

From Tuesday the 20th of October until Tuesday 10th of November Sanskriti will be running a series of workshops which will examine the heritage of Diwali.  This comes under our project theme of Rites of Passage.  Diwali is celebrated by everyone in India, and is part of family life.  Beautiful diya lights are made and burned throughout the festival. 

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At the workshops participants will learn about the story of Diwali, decorate diya lights, make Indian sweets and take part in a puja.  The workshops will also record memories of Northern Irish festivals, Diwali has many similarities to Halloween.

Workshops will be held at Windsor Women's Centre, 136-144 Broadway, Belfast BT12 6HY.

If you would like to attend please email: rachel@artsekta.org.uk  or telephone 028 9023 1381.  Places are limited to 12.

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