Indian Diwali festival illuminates campus
By Philip Hadley
University News Service
November 9, 2007
Diwali will illuminate Texas State University-San Marcos Nov. 11 at 6 p.m. in the LBJ Student Center Ballroom.
The festival of lights, presented by the Indian Student Association, promises a cultural extravaganza. Santosh Kaloji, computer science graduate and president of the Indian Student Association, encourages everyone to attend.
“We want everyone to come out and experience the rich Indian culture,” Kaloji from
The event will feature dance, music and presentations providing information on Indian culture and traditions. Moonis Ali, faculty advisor of the Indian Student Association, said that Diwali is a festival with deep roots in Indian culture.
“Diwali is traditionally celebrated in
The event will start with a free dinner and will showcase dances from different Indian cultures. There will also be a fashion show presenting the different styles of dress from
For more information contact Moonis Ali at (512) 245-3409 or visit http://isa.cs.txstate.edu/.