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Following sell-out success, Midlands Arts Centre’s Associate Artist, Jaivant Patel Dance once again brings you DEEPAVALI, THE FESTIVAL OF LIGHT, a captivating evening of Indian Classical Dance in celebration of Deepavali also more commonly known as Diwali.

This uplifting family-friendly performance will include a double bill of Odissi by Nrtiyasha and Kathak by Pagrav Dance Company, accompanied by live music.

One of the most popular Indian festivals globally, Deepavali celebrates the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair. Its celebration includes millions of lights shining on housetops, outside doors and windows, around temples and other buildings in the communities and countries where it is observed; bringing together friends and families to share in its prosperity.

Members of all communities are welcome to join us in celebrating this family-friendly festival!


*line-up is subject to change. Images courtesy of Matthew Cawrey Photography.