Diwali, also known as the feast of lights, is one of the most important festivals in Hinduism and has its origins in India. Diwali symbolically means "the victory of good over evilof light over darkness, of the bliss over ignorance."

17:45 Opening ceremony with a performance by the Maya Sapera dance company and a guest speech

18:15 Safron Narration

  • Parvati dance by Eric Rozen’s students and Bharat Natyam dance guru
  • Mime on Diwali by Shenthil Kumar and group

18:40 White Narration

  • Radha Krishna dance by Gwenda
  • Rooh musical performance by student band

19:00 Green Narration

  • Prosperity dance by Manisha and Anamika
  • Kathak performance by Karishma

19:15 Chakra Narration

  • Vande Matram dance by Phalguni and group

19:25 Ganesha dance by Sriram and Gokul

19:30 Dinner: vegetarian and non-vegetarian buffet

21:00 Kids performance (Vishu and Satya); Bollywood dance performance (Sriram and group); and Dandiya (short workshop) and free dandiya dance for audience

21:45 Bollywood DJ

24:00 end of the evening

Where? Group T, Campus Vesalius, Andreas Vesaliusstraat 13, 3000 Leuven
When? 30.11.2013, 17.45

More info: http://www.groept.be/www/nieuws/events/2013-2014/europalia/diwali-festival/?set-lang=en

Pictures are available via the Facebook page of ISAL