The Palm Beach County Library System will be hosting events to celebrate Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights.
Diwali is an ancient festival celebrated in autumn in many South Asian countries, including India, Trinidad and Tobago, Sri Lanka and Nepal. The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance and hope over despair.
Enjoy special dance performances by the Palm Beach Hindu Mandir Group, the Bhakti Nataraj Dance Academy and local high school students on Sunday, Oct. 9 at 2:30 p.m. at the main library on Summit Blvd. Discover the beautiful traditions through stories, dance and the lighting of the diyas. Call (561) 233-2600 for more info.
Enjoy the colorful dresses, dances and glittering lights on Sunday, Oct. 16 at 2:30 p.m. at the Wellington branch library. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.