Diwali: South Asian Festival of Lights
Date & Time
Sunday, November 12
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
This event is in the past.
East Classroom, Lower Lobby
4303 Memorial Way NE
Seattle, WA, United States
Celebrate with us! Burke Museum education partner Hindi Time Kids has planned an exciting all-ages event to teach visitors about the meaning and traditions of Diwali, a South Asian annual festival of lights celebrated in many parts of the world. The word ‘Diwali’ derives from Sanskrit language and means “a row of lights." Diwali is a time for gathering with loved ones, celebrating life, and enjoying illumination of lights in the form of candles, kandil (lanterns), diya (clay lamps) and fireworks.
– Clay diya painting and decorations
– Wooden diya stencils and diya foam stickers to make Diwali cards
– Story time for children in Hindi about Diwali
– Taste Diwali food and sweets
About Hindi Time Kids
Hindi Time Kids is a language & culture enrichment program that teaches children outside South Asia how to communicate in Hindi and celebrate the South Asian culture in a fun & engaging way.
Founded by Wasfee Vazir, Hindi Time Kids is a 100% woman-owned business headquartered in the Pacific Northwest.
Visit the Hindi Time Kids website for more information. Learn more.