Diwali Lights Up Asia Society: Family Day

Event Date: 
Saturday, November 2, 2013 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
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$12 adults $5 for childre
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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 events-

1:15 pm India Music with Raga Kids!
Led by music educators and performers Sameer Gupta (tabla), Trina Basu (violin) and Neel Murgai (sitar), Raga Kids is an incredible way to be introduced to the music of India! Raga Kids listen to Indian Classical instruments like Sitar and Tabla, learn about Indian music, and sing songs in English, Bengali and Hindi.

2:15 pm Bhangra and Bollywood Dance with Dhoonya Dance
Join Rohan Sheth of Doonya Dance with fun and energetic dance moves inspired by Bollywood and Bhangra dance!

3:15 pm Children's Stories from India
Enter a world of magic and imagination with Zaraawar Mistry, in his retelling of classic Indian myths and animal stories of the Panchatantra. These popular and entertaining stories encourage children to learn about Indian culture, wildlife, food and history.

Ongoing activities 1 pm-4 pm
--Yantra making
--Henna tattoos
--Bangle making
And more!

Asia Society
725 Park Ave,
New York , NY 40° 46' 11.4852" N, 73° 57' 51.9444" W
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