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Diwali,CBD, Auckland 2018

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm UTC+12

Diwali

Ellen Melville Centre, Cnr High St & Freyberg Plce, CBD, Auckland

Friday 19 October 2018 10:00am – 3:00pm

Where:Ellen Melville CentreCnr High St & Freyberg Plce, CBD, Auckland

Restrictions:All Ages

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  • Admission: Free

A programme of free Diwali-themed activities ahead of the weekend’s Auckland Diwali Festival.

In Ellen Melville Centre, have a go at DIY henna or mehndi, learn how to wrap or drape a sari, create rangoli patterns to take home and play interactive digital Hindi language games. There will also be snacks – sweet mithai treats and savoury namkeen nibbles – to sample.

Outside in Freyberg Place, see artists draw colourful patterns in chalk on the pavement in a rangoli drawing competition from 9am-1pm (online pre-registration required to take part).

This programme is organised by Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED), which delivers the Auckland Diwali Festival on behalf of Auckland Council, in conjunction with founding partner Asia New Zealand Foundation, and Ellen Melville Centre.

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Date:
October 19
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Freyberg Plce, CBD, Auckland
Ellen Melville Centre, Cnr High St & Freyberg Plce, CBD,
Auckland, New Zealand
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