SFU to host 12th annual Diwali Gala October 17
Simon Fraser University will host its 12th annual Diwali Gala on Thursday, October 17 at the Crown Palace Banquet Hall in Surrey. The event celebrates the festival of Diwali along with the university's initiatives in India and engagement with B.C.'s South Asian Community.
Diwali, known as a festival of lights, is celebrated in India and around the world annually, and happens this year on October 27.
SFU’s event frequently draws more than 300 business, government, academic and community leaders, along with SFU students, faculty, staff and alumni. The evening will feature South Asian cuisine and performances.
Funds raised from the event go toward SFU student awards to support opportunities for students to work, study and volunteer in India, through the university’s mobility initiative. To date, over 150 students have benefited from their experiences in India.
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What: SFU’s 12th Diwali Gala Celebration
When: Thursday, Oct. 17, 5:30 pm until 8:30 p.m.
Where: Surrey’s Crown Palace Banquet Hall, 12025 Nordel Way, Surrey B.C.