Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Diwali Night to offer Indian cuisine, entertainment at Michigan Tech Nov. 6

HOUGHTON -- The 2011 Diwali Night, which is celebrated all over the world, is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 6, at Michigan Tech University.

The festival, sponsored by the Indian Student Association (ISA), represents light and prosperity; it symbolizes the victory of good over evil.

Members of the Michigan Tech Indian Students Association (ISA) perform dances during the Parade of Nations entertainment in Dee Stadium in September 2011. The public will have another opportunity to enjoy Indian traditional folk and classical dances at Diwali Night on Sunday, Nov. 6, in the Rozsa Center. (Photo by Keweenaw Now)

The evening will include Indian cuisine, skits, drama, music, dance and lots of fun. The guest of honor is Michigan Tech President Glenn Mroz.

Here is the schedule:

Dinner is from 5 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. at the Memorial Union Commons and Ballroom.

Performances will run from 7.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. at the Rozsa Center. The main attractions are traditional folk and classical dances.

Tickets for the dinner cost $16 for the general public; $14 for students; and $12 for ISA members. Tickets for the Rozsa performance are $8.

Tickets are available at these locations:
Memorial Union Commons, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
SDC Ticket Office and Rozsa Box Office
Online at www.tickets.mtu.edu .
On the day of the event, tickets are available from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Memorial Union.

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