Chandler’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Division is inviting the community to a Diwali Festival of Lights celebration on November 4 at Dr. A.J. Chandler Park. The festival, representing victory of light over darkness and knowledge over ignorance in Hinduism, will feature various dance forms performed by Kriti Dance, ABCD School of Dance, Desert Dancers, and others. Food will be available for purchase and there will be booths providing information on community resources and cultural vendors.
Chandler City Celebrates Diwali Festival of Lights
Next month, Chandler City is set to host a Diwali Festival of Lights celebration. The city’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Division is inviting community members to Dr. A.J. Chandler Park: Stage Plaza, located at 178 E. Commonwealth Ave. The event will take place on November 4, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., honoring Hinduism’s most popular festivals that symbolizes the spiritual “victory of light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance”.
At this free event, various performers including Kriti Dance, ABCD School of Dance, Desert Dancers, and many more will be showcasing dance styles such as Bollywood, Rajasthani, Kuchipudi and Kathak, as stated by the event organizers.
Attendees can review the event’s entertainment schedule online at chandleraz.gov/events/diwali-festival-lights-2023.
Food vendors such as Biryani Pot Chandler, Curry Junction, Desi Gaadi, Pakka Local – Sweet Magic on Wheels and Rain Cafe will be on site, offering food for purchase.
In addition, booths providing free community resources information and several cultural vendors will also be present at the event.