Hindu Council Organizing Indian Cultural Festival

February 5, 2007

Source: Coastweek


Coastweek - - Hindu Council of Kenya Mombasa has organized a cultural programme to commemorate the 58th Republic Day of India.

The programme comprises of dances featuring various festivals of India and an unique fashion show depicting the traditional dresses worn by different states in India on Friday, 2nd February, 07, at the Mombasa Lohana Mahajan at 7.30 pm.

Hindu Council Of Kenya Mombasa Chairman Praful Shah explains: "India is a land of festivals.

"Practically everyday of the year there is a festival celebrated in some part of the country.

"Some festivals welcome the seasons of the year, the harvest, the rains, or the full moon.

"Others celebrate religious occasions, the birthdays of divine personalities, saints, gurus or the advent of the new year.