Date: October 12 - 20, 2017
Time: Times vary; check description
Location: Locations vary; check description
Cost: Free (except Diwali 2017 at MBC; check description)
Have any questions about Diwali Week?
Diwali Week is open to all students!
The festival Diwali (or Deepavali) is celebrated by millions of people all over the world. It is one of the most important festivals in the Indian culture and is accompanied by prayer, spectacular firework displays, beautiful intricate decorations, family gatherings, and other celebratory events.
OCTOBER 12TH - 5:30 -7:00 PM AT THE GSC (AQ 2013)
Antakshri is a fun, casual, and famous game played in South Asia, where people come together and sing songs. Join us at the GSC for an evening of fun, friends, laughter, music and food!
OCTOBER 14TH - 7:30 -11:00 PM AT MAGGIE BENSTON CENTRE
Join the Indian Student Federation on this night of delicious Indian food, dance, and photos. Visit the event page. Tickets required.
MUNCHIE MONDAY - DIWALI EDITION
OCTOBER 17TH - 2:30 - 4:00 PM AT THE GSC (AQ 2013)
Drop by the GSC to taste some popular Indian Snacks on this special week.
RANGOLI MAKING | Register here: http://websurvey.sfu.ca/survey/291244891
OCTOBER 17TH - 2:30 -4:00 PM AT SAYWELL HALL
Rangoli is an ancient art form where designs are drawn onto the ground using chalk, paint, sand, grains, etc. Come join us to learn about Rangoli and explore your creative self through this meditative art form.
DIYA DECORATION | Register here: http://websurvey.sfu.ca/survey/291250264
OCTOBER 18TH - 3:00 - 4:30 PM AT GSC (AQ 2013)
A Diya is an earthen lamp that adorns every corner of the house on the day of Diwali.
Come to the GSC to decorate your own Diyas, meet new people, and eat some food!
TEA AT 3! - DIWALI EDITION
OCTOBER 19TH - 3:00 PM AT THE GSC (AQ 2013)
Indulge in the aroma and taste of the delicious Masala Chai, with tasty Indian delicacies!
COOKING WORKSHOP with the Health Peers
OCTOBER 20TH - 5:30 PM AT MADGE HOUSE (RESIDENCE)
Come learn and enjoy how to make some easy Indian dish.