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October 24, 2016

International House to host Diwali celebration

Annual Festival of Lights event returns

International House Philadelphia (IHP) will host a Diwali celebration on Nov. 3. Diwali is India's biggest holiday of the year, often referred to as the Festival of Lights. This holiday celebrates the victory of light over darkness or good over evil.

At the IHP celebration, there will be traditional Indian cuisine, performances, henna, rangoli and sparklers. It begins at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for the general public, $5 for IHP members and free for IHP residents.

Festival of Lights at IHP

Thursday, Nov. 3
7 p.m. | $10-$5 per person
International House Philadelphia
3701 Chestnut St.