NASHUA, NH—Indian Association of New Hampshire, known as IANH, will celebrate Diwali on Saturday, Nov. 14 in Nashua, NH. The IANH Diwali festival brings the season’s fun-filled celebrations to its members and to the community as a whole.
This year’s Diwali celebrations and cultural program will be held on at Nashua High School North, located at 8 Titan Way in Nashua. Festivities will kick off with cultural performances by local talent from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm, followed by dinner, and culminating with garba/dandiya until 11:00 pm with music and lights provided by Silk Events.
IANH is the largest association of South Asian residents in New Hampshire, and has been celebrating the Festival of Lights for many years. With its popularity growing tremendously over the past few years, IANH expects a crowd of over five hundred people to attend Diwali celebrations this year.
Besides being engaged in many cultural aspects, IANH has a deep rooted commitment to public service activities in New Hampshire, and surrounding regions. IANH is a platform through which its members are able to give back to the community by volunteering and donating to soup kitchens, organizing food drives that benefit local shelters and homes, and collecting donations for local and global charities.