Workshops & Contests Galore!

This Saturday marks our first VCD workshop of the year. Here is the complete workshop schedule, and some information about the contests and prizes we have!


Some of the activities that we will have at the workshops include mehndi for $3, and diya painting for $2! Saturday, November 3

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Renfrew Park Community Centre

2929 East 22nd Avenue

Monday, November 5

1:00pm – 2:30pm

South Vancouver Neighborhood House

6470 Victoria Drive

Tuesday, November 6

5:00pm – 7:00pm

Sunset Community Centre

6810 Main Street

Wednesday, November 7

4:30pm – 6:30pm

West End Community Centre

870 Denman Street


Contests at Diwali Downtown (November 10th):

Twitter Contests — interact with us on Twitter throughout the day for a chance to win some cool prizes.

Samosa Eating — do you have what it takes to scoff down an entire plate of Samosas?

Sari Wrapping — its all about speed wrapping!


Here is just a sneak peak at some of the really great prizes we have to give away:

DVD’s, Artist’s CDs, T-Shirts, Saris, VIP Reception Tickets, Gift Cards, A Smartphone, and much more!

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Vancouver Celebrates Diwali is grateful to our generous sponsors:
Government Sponsors
  • City of Vancouver
  • Citizenship & Immigration Canada
  • BC Arts Council
  • Canadian Heritage
Media Sponsors
  • Shaw
  • Shaw Multicultural Channel
  • Global BC
  • 24 Hours Vancouver
  • CKNW
  • RJ1200
  • South Asian Woman Magazine
  • Roundhouse Community Centre
  • South Vancouver Neighborhood House
  • Cineplex