TROY—The TROY Indian Student Association (ISA) will be holding Diwali, the “Festival of Lights,” for students and the public beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 2.
Diwali, a festival held in celebration of the Hindu New Year, will consist of cultural activities such as native dances and a fashion show displaying traditional Indian dress. Guests will also be provided a “taste of India” through a full-course Indian meal.
Khushbu Trivedi, ISA president, said the event showcases the Indian culture.
“Diwali is celebrated with a lot of enthusiasm in India,” she said. “We are celebrating this festival at TROY to give everyone a feel of how it is celebrated in our home country.”
The event will be held in the Trojan Center Ballrooms.