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Diwali Celebration: Festival of Lights

2018 Diwali Celebration

Join us for an evening of Indian food, music and culture to celebrate Diwali on Friday, October 25, 2019. Click on the Event page to the right for more details, sponsorship information, and to purchase tickets for this year's event. 

2018 Event Highlights

More than 100 guests were treated to a taste of Indian culture at Lowell General Hospital’s Clark Auditorium on November 9, 2018 to celebrate Diwali, the annual Hindu festival of lights

Diwali is celebrated each fall and is one of the most popular festivals of Hinduism. It symbolizes victory of light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance, symbolized by candles and lamps.

Organized by several Lowell General Hospital physicians as a fundraiser for the hospital, the event featured traditional clothing, music and dancing, as well as food catered by Dharani in Woburn. Lowell General Hospital CEO Jody White had the honor of lighting the “diya,” an oil lamp used in India.

The goal is to make the Diwali celebration an annual event. Proceeds from this year’s event will help pay for a patient kiosk in the Dahod lobby at main campus to guide patients and visitors around the hospital.

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