October 25, 2011: Hintonburg Diwali Festival

We invite you to come and celebrate the Fifth Annual Hintonburg Diwali Party

The  “Festival of Lights”

Tuesday October 25, 2011

from 6:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M.


Connaught Public School ( gym) New Location!

1149 Gladstone ( at Rosemount)

sponsored by

Indian Express (1104 Somerset St. W.)

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, a time of good luck and prosperity. Diwali is a major Indian Festival.

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

We’ll light some diyas, sparklers and lights, we’ll bring light to the community and  we’ll dance to Indian music.

Presented by Indian Express Food & Sweets (1104 Somerset St. W.), The Hintonburg Economic Development Committee and Wellington West BIA.

For information contact:

Rakesh Walia, Indian Express (613-863-0676)

Cheryl Parrott (613-728-7582) Hintonburg Economic Development Committee or hedc@sympatico.ca


Tentative agenda:

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 A few words from dignitaries

7:00 pm Lighting of sparklers, music

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