An early start to Diwali Fest with a special dance performance and talk with Artistic Producer Rohit Chokhani about what to expect this year. Watch the Video at http://www.btvancouver.ca/
We are thrilled to see Piya Behrupiya (Twelfth Night) featured in their top three picks this week! We haven’t been this excited about Shakespeare since the Merry Wives of Windsor found themselves in 1960’s Windsor, Ontario. Read the entire article on their website.
Vancouver Sun – The victory of light over darkness: Producer Rohit Chokhani spreads unity message of Diwali
Diwali Fest’s artistic producer Rohit Chokhani is an extremely busy man. In the past year he has worked as an apprentice director for Bard on the Beach’s production of Merry Wives of Windsor, spent time as a producer in residence at the National Arts Centre in Toronto, and debuted the Monsoon...
Get your candles and fireworks ready, Diwali is almost here. Diwali (also known as the festival of light) originates from India but is celebrated across the world. This year, the Diwali takes place on October 30, but the festivities stretch over several days. Read More at http://dailyhive.com/vancouver
The Cultch & Diwali Fest have partnered to present Piya Behrupiya (Twelfth Night), straight from Mumbai to Vancouver’s York Theatre next month. Read more at http://vancouverscape.com
The Georgia Straight – Carousel Theatre for Young People celebrates the first night of Diwali with the opening of Sultans of the Street
Sultans of the Street by award-winning Canadian playwright Anusree Roy. A touching and funny tale of colliding worlds, Sultans of the Street features the courage and tenacity of children in the face of adversity on the streets of Kolkata, India. Read More at http://www.straight.com
Enjoy Indian performances, Rangoli art activities, exhibitions and demonstrations at Leigh Square Community Arts Village (next to Port Coquitlam city hall) as the city partners with Diwali Fest, from noon to 3 p.m. Visit portcoquitlam.ca Read more at http://www.tricitynews.com
VANCOUVER SUN The temperatures may not have risen too high this summer, but this year’s fall festival schedule is hot enough to keep you warm all season. PICK OF THE SEASON Diwali Fest Oct. 11-Nov. 30 | various locations One way to get a little extra light in your life...