the New New Hampshire Avenue

Takoma Langley Diwali Festival


  • Sunday, Oct 15, 2017 12pm - 5:30pm

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7505 New Hampshire Avenue

The Takoma/Langley Diwali Festival will present traditional and modern Indian dance, music, poetry, and culture in a program co-produced by the Hindu Temple of Metropolitan Washington and Sri Siva Vishnu Temple, as well as local South Asian merchants along the New Ave. Dance performances by UMD Bhangra Team and music by Raag Rang: Ta Thoi. 

Diwali is the annual Hindu festival of light, which coincides with the New Year, and celebrates new beginnings, the triumph of good over evil, and of light over darkness.