November 4: Hintonburg Diwali Festival

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Hintonburg Diwali Party

Event Date: November 4, 2010

Event Time: 6 pm to 7 pm

Location: Indian Express (1104 Somerset St W) & Somerset Square

You are invited to the 4th Annual Hintonburg Diwali Party – The Hindu “Festival of Lights”

Celebrate Diwali, the Festival of Lights, with Indian Express, the Hintonburg Economic Development Committee, and the local community.

Diwali symbolizes the victory of good over evil and is a time of celebration and hope for humankind, as well as a time of good luck and prosperity. Diwali is a major Indian festival.

Please come and celebrate this outdoor festival with us. “Bollywood for Fun” dancers will perform from 6:00 to 6:30pm. You are invited to sample some traditional foods provided by Indian Express – ladoo (sweets) and pakoras. Indian Express is the largest Indian sweet shop in Ottawa and makes everything on the premises.

We’ll light some diyas, sparklers and lights, we’ll bring light to Somerset Square, and we will dance to Indian music!


6:00 – 6:30 pm – Entertainment including “Bollywood for Fun” dancers, refreshments

6:30 – 6:45 pm – Pooja (Hindu religious ceremony)

6:45 – 7:00 pm – Speeches by dignitaries

7:00 pm – Lighting of sparklers, music

Presented by Indian Express Food & Sweets, the Hintonburg Economic Development Committee, Wellington West BIA  and Dirienzo & Saikaley Automotive.

For more information, please contact:

Rakesh Walia, Indian Express (613-863-0676) or Cheryl Parrott, Hintonburg Economic Development Committee (613-728-7582) or

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