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By: Eastern Mosaic  11-11-2011

Indianspice in association with Diwali In London (DIL) have joined their efforts to present the India Club’s Sandton Diwali Festival. It is with great honor for India Club to host the Diwali festival yet again as we in this new synergy with Diwali in London (DIL) and Sandton Diwali Festival (SDF), the ‘tale of two cities’ embracing the culture and tradition of India and celebrating the festival of lights in our respective continents.

This year India Club and associated sponsors will be hosting this festival at the George Lea Park, Sandton. The Diwali Festival is considered by far the largest attraction for Indians living in South Africa from all over the Gauteng province where one can enjoy an array of entertainment, a feast of culture and bargain shopping.

This festival is befitting given the very deep historical, cultural, economic, family and business ties between our Gauteng residents from all walks of life, stereotypes and race. When we celebrate Diwali in South Africa we do so fully conscious of the value that our compatriots of Indian descent add to the diversity and unique character of our beloved country, South Africa.

Festival Highlights
This will include elements the recent production of Jazzy Masala Creative Dance Company - ARMAAN, local SATMA nominees, dance extravaganza’s ranging from pure Kathak - Shika Mohanlall, Bharata Natyam - Anavarata Dance Institute, African fusion and Bollywood - Sitaare Dance Academy and not forgetting Sadiyya Vahed (UK) who are set to perform at the festival with a host of great local artists!

Kids play area, food stalls, holistic centers, cultural extravaganza, stalls that sell popular authentic Indian items and corporate booths just to name a few!

Event Details:
Date: Saturday, October 29th, 2011
Time: 10h00 AM till 10h00 PM
Venue: George Lea Park, Parkmore, Sandton