Kirkland Performance Center presents...

The Virtual Diwali: Lights of India festival, 2020

  • Saturday, October 17, 2020 12:00 PM


Kirkland Performance Center is proud to be involved  with Festàl Seattle’s 8th successful Diwali Festival!

Diwali: Lights of India is organized by Northwest Share, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization run by 100% Volunteers. Northwest Share promotes arts, culture. education, health and humanities.

This year, due to restrictions placed on large public gatherings, the event is going virtual and we’ll be airing the livestream right from KPC’s channels!

Please join us from home, experience & enjoy the grand live cultural festival, captured forever for viewing on your computer, laptop, or mobile device!

All the great performances are exclusively created and produced for this virtual Diwali festival. Grand lineup of performances by local and International artists from India. Most of the performances by local artists were recorded at McCaw Hall, Seattle Center.

When and where:

This virtual festival will be online on October 17th, Saturday from 12 noon on several platforms including:

For more information please visit:

2020 Highlights:

Great Musical extravaganza:

  • Local Music organization Temple of Music
  • Ms. Lalitha Mohan, accomplished classical musician from Chennai, India
  • Acclaimed violinist Akshay Ganesh Rajagopalan (son and disciple of world-renowned violin Maestro Ganesh Rajagopalan) & friends from Chennai, India.

Classical dance performances by local dance schools:

  • Bharatanatyam by Nrityalaya
  • Odissi by Urvasi Dance Ensemble
  • Mohiniyattam by Mohini Dance School

Folk dances by the local dance school Chennai Beats Dance Academy

World’s oldest martial arts, kalaripayattu by Douglas Ridings

Visual arts gallery showcasing madhubani paintings by Deepti Designs

Mixing of spices by Harry Terhanian from Northwest Share

Cooking demo: making Diwali sweet by Meghna Avnish Patel from Itiffin4U

Diwali fireworks: Enjoy this grand cultural festival showcasing the beautiful art and culture of India, with your family and friends, from the comfort of your home.


Happy Diwali to everyone! Let this festival of lights bring happiness, health, prosperity and peace to everyone.

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