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Midlands Arts Centre’s Associate Artist, Jaivant Patel Dance once again brings you DEEPAVALI, THE FESTIVAL OF LIGHT; a captivating evening of South Asian Dance showcasing Bollywood, Kathak, Bharatanatyam to Bhangara and Dandiya Raas, in celebration of Deepavali also more commonly known as Diwali.

This curation is part of Jaivant Patel Dance’s programme marking their 15th anniversary.

This uplifting family-friendly performance features some of the best British South Asian Dance artists, companies, and community groups from the West Midlands and across the UK.

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!

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Image courtesy of Matthew Cawrey Photography.

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