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Livermore: Diwali Festival of Lights
November 6 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
In Partnership with Hindu Cultural Community Center and Shanmuka Theaters
Livermore Valley Arts and Las Positas College present
Diwali Festival of Lights
11 AM – 3 PM on the Bankhead Plaza
Featuring traditional cultural performances and booths
The celebration is an ancient Hindu festival that marks the beginning of the Hindu New Year. Diwali is celebrated every autumn or spring in South Asian countries such as India and Nepal. The tradition originated as a festival marking the last harvest of the year before the start of winter and spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair.
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