Shweta Mundhra arranged the Indian dances and arts and crafts.

On Saturday, November 7, the OPRF Indian Group hosted a Diwali celebration at the River Forest Community Center. Diwali is a five-day festival of lights and is one of the biggest and brightest celebrations in India! 

The OPRF Indian Group (co-founded by Monica Khetarpal, Kavita Vermani and Mukta Sharma) meets to socialize and celebrate Indian culture with a special emphasis on passing on their traditions to their children.

Over 70 people attended the Diwali celebration, including a group of children who performed traditional Indian dances. The celebration also included arts and crafts and Indian food, which provided fun for the whole family!

Padmini Kanive, Kavita Vermani and Monica Khetarpal organized the celebration.

Join the discussion on social media!