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Posted on: October 7, 2016

[ARCHIVED] COUNCIL MEMBER DENI TAVERAS CO-SPONSORS 2016 BI-COUNTY DIWALI FESTIVAL


Prince George’s County Council Member Deni Taveras, (D) - District 2 will co-sponsor the 2016 Bi-County Diwali Festival on Saturday, October 15, 2016, 1:00 – 6:00 p.m., at Langley Park Plaza, 8001 New Hampshire Avenue, Hyattsville, Maryland.

“Prince George’s County residents are encouraged to participate in the upcoming 2016 Bi-County Diwali Festival. Diwali is considered by many to be the biggest and brightest of all Hindu festivals, and beyond a time of celebration, Diwali offers an important opportunity to promote unity in diversity by encouraging understanding between people who are different from one another. This event illustrates the rich diversity of Prince George’s and contributes to our collective community story.”

Additional Diwali Festival co-sponsors include the Takoma/Langley Crossroads Development Authority; the City of Takoma Park; Sri Siva Vishnu Temple; and the Hindu Temple of Metropolitan Washington. The festival will feature music, traditional dances, Indian foods, clothing, jewelry and more. The festival is free and open to the public.

WHAT:

2016 Bi-County Diwali Festival

WHO:

Festival Co-Sponsors:
Council Member Deni Taveras, District 2
Takoma/Langley Crossroads Development Authority
City of Takoma Park
Sri Siva Vishnu Temple
The Hindu Temple of Metropolitan Washington

WHEN:

Saturday, October 15, 2016, 1:00 – 6:00 p.m.

WHERE:

Langley Park Plaza
8001 New Hampshire Avenue
Hyattsville, Maryland 20783

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