Diwali 2010

Diwali - The Festival of Lights - the biggest festival of India - was celebrated for the first time in Toowoomba on 23 October with a Bollywood Concert and Indian supper and Bollywood entertainment for over a hundred people. 

The Toowoomba Bollywwod Belles performed thetraditional Diya (candle dance), the famous Bhangra from Punjab and folk dance from Gujarat.  Sisters Phoebe and Amy LeBroc performed a semi-classical Indian dance.  All the dances  were choreographed by Preeti Parikh.  Proceeds from the evening went to help the Toowoomba West Special School for sensory equipment for children with special needs and the Toowoomba Refugee and Migrant Services to help new families with special needs.

 

diya dance

 

diya dance 2

 

 diya dance 3

 

diya dance 5

 

diya dance 6

 

 diya dance 7

 

  

Ganesh

 

 

 

 Ganesh

 

semi-classical dance-1

 bhangra 1

bhangra 2

 

bhangra - 5

 

rangoli-

 

 rangeelo 2

 

rangeelo - 4

 

rangeelo 5

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