Indian Festival of Lights “Diwali” to Happen in Rio’s Barra this Friday

Promoted for the third year by American expat of Indian descent Roshni Thakker, free event celebrates the Hindu tradition with music, Indian vegan 'brigadeiro" , Bollywood dancing, among many other attractions.

By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Friday, November 17th, Rio will have the opportunity to experience some of India's Hindu culture with "Diwali", the Festival of Lights. Taking place at Yndu Beach Lounge, in Barra da Tijuca, the event has been created by Roshni Thakker, an American expatriate and director of the travel company Xperiencerio.

One of the most important events in India, the Festival of Lights aims to celebrate, in . . .

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