Cary Diwali 2017

Important Dates


Stage Rehearsal –October 13th, 2017

Event – October 14th, 2017

Koka Booth Amphitheater, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary, NC


10:00 am – Gates open

10:15 am – Cultural Programs begin

11:00 am – Exhibitions and Bazaar open

12:00 pm – Inauguration and Address by Chief Guest, Mayor of Cary Harold Weinbrecht and Announcement of the Proclamation

12:30 pm – Cultural Program continues

5:00 pm – Sponsor and Volunteer Recognition and Youth award

5:40 pm – National Anthem

5:45 pm – “Mayuri – Indian Dance Group” from Russia

8:30 pm – Fireworks display

Cary Diwali Exhibition – Activities and Schedule

  • ➢ Demonstration of Indian cooking techniques
    ➢ Learn the art of Indian cooking
    ➢ Culinary Display of “Thali” meals from various states in India
    ➢ Nutrition Workshop
    ➢ Yoga Workshop
    ➢ Exhibition of Spices, Grains & Lentils, Photographs, Culinary Tools
    ➢ Rangoli art work
    10:00- Exhibition Gates Open
    Cooking Demo 1
    11:00 Good Morning witMasala Chai and Khobra Pohe by Shweta Gupta Naik 
    Cooking Demo 2
    11:30 Indian Street Fair with Prutha Thakre “Chaat”  
    Cooking Demo 3
    12:15 Say Parantha! with Pragna Thacker
    1: 00 – Culinary Exhibition from Indian states displaying “ Thali Meals”
    2:00  All you want to know about “Grains, Beans, and Spices”– Parul Kharod
    Cooking Demo 4
    2:45Sweet Beginnings with Shubhangi Ambre and Nikhat Khan
    3:15 Yoga workshop and demonstraon of asanas- Subhash Mital
    4:00- Participant appreciation Culinary Exhibition of ‘Thalis”

    Childrens Activity Booth (across from Exhibition)

    11:00 AM- 5:00 PM Children’s Activity Tent – Children’s craft activities will be going on throughout the day, including henna design at a separate booth.