Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Parks Canada Celebrates Diwali - Festival of Light!
Bonfire night is over, but we have one more event left in our Festival On Fire!
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2:00PM-4:00PM
SIGNAL HILL TATTOO TRAINING FACILITY (ANNEX NEXT TO SIGNAL HILL VISITOR CENTRE)
2:00-2:15 – A musket demonstration by Parks Canada will take place outside the visitor centre. Military Animation specialist, Robin Martin, will explain the significance of the 13 rounds he will fire at its connection to Guy Fawkes. (Listen to an interview with Robin on Guy Fawkes and Bonfire Night here.)
2:30-2:45 – The Bollywood Dancers perform three colourful pieces with a mix of traditional and modern ethnic dance.
2:45 – 3:15 – Performances by children of the Indian communityl
3:30-3:45 – Bollywood Dancers encore.
Aruna Ralhan will also present a talk on the special meaning of Diwali, and there will be delicious authentic Indian food for sale on site.