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Diwali Festival of Lights 2018

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शुभ दीपावली / Happy Diwali!Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is celebrated worldwide and is marked by Auckland Libraries as a key cultural festival.
During Diwali, families, friends and communities come together in happiness to celebrate new beginnings and the victory of knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, hope over despair and light over darkness. 

This year, Auckland Libraries theme for Diwali is: ‘Be the light - Spread the light,’ which is aspirational in every walk of life.

Diwali is celebrated over four to five days by millions of Indians around the world, with increasing numbers of people joining in to celebrate the cultural side of the festival. 

Auckland Libraries is celebrating Diwali with beautiful and informative displays and great events.Join us from 20 October - 4 November in celebrating community, family and light!
Events
Discover and celebrate Indian culture, music, dance and craft with Auckland Libraries.

Head to Waitākere Central Library (Henderson) from 14…