DIWALI is right around the corner and to make this the grandest celebration ever, South Asian Focus and the Indo Canada Arts Council is bringing the first Festival of Lights to the Great Punjab Plaza (2980 Drew Road), Mississauga, on Sunday, October 12. Presented by Tide, this day long celebration promises to be a fun-filled event with lots of entertaining activities for the entire family to enjoy.
“Tide, Crest, Pantene and other leading P&G brands have partnered with Real Canadian Superstore and Loblaws to present Diwali Festival of Lights for the first time. The GTA is such a cultural mosaic and it’s time to shine a light on the festivities of this diverse city,” says Ashwin Garg, Category Brand Manager, P&G Canada.
As one of the biggest and most popular festivals in the South Asian community, Diwali celebrates the triumph of good over evil. The Festival of Lights has quite a treat planned for the whole family. The day will include: musical performances, competitions, games, prizes, free product giveaways, sumptuous food and sweets from various parts of the sub-continent. Bhoomi Trivedi of the Ram-Leela fame will perform with live dandia. The event will also feature jugglers, clowns, Bhangra-Gidda and Dhol, Bollywood dance presentations, and a grand fireworks display to end the night.
Enjoy interactive games at the P&G Shine Zone and win free gifts for the family, capture your smile at the Crest photobooth, and experience the Duracell Scream-o-meter with t-shirt giveaways. Covergirl, Pantene and Olay will enhance any woman’s experience and men will enjoy the Gillette Shave Station.
The first 1,000 guests who sign up for PGeveryday.ca at the event will receive a free Febreze candle.
Admission is free. This festival will be an outdoor experience you can share with friends and family. Doors open at 11 a.m.
Follow the fun at #TimeToShine.
For sponsorship, booth or further information, contact: 905-273-8153 or visit: www.DiwaliFestivalofLights.com