Diwali Lights Up Asia Society: Family Day
Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights and New Year, is a time to celebrate good fortune, family and friendships. Celebrate with performances, and arts and crafts inspired by Diwali.
Schedule of activities:
1:00-1:45: Bhangra dancing with Gobind Singh (session 1)
2:00-2:45: Tabla and sitar music and workshop
3:00- 3:45: Bhangra dancing with Gobind Singh (session 2)
--Make colorful and jingling bangles!
-- During Diwali, people light small clay lamps called diyas to symbolize the light of knowledge and goodness. Make your own Diya!
--Learn the myths behind the Hindu Deities with storytelling
--Temporary Tattoos!— Come and get elaborate henna tattoos on your hands, arms or even your feet!
Family Programs at Asia Society are supported by
Part of CelebrASIA NYC, a collaboration among leading cultural institutions to introduce children to Asian festivals and themes.