Light Up the Night with La Trobe’s Diwali Celebration!

A cascade of lights, a burst of colors and a symphony of joy is about to flood our campus!

On the 19th of October, from 5 to 10 pm, La Trobe will be shimmering in the splendid spirit of Diwali and guess what? You’re on the guest list!

Diwali is a spectacular Hindu festival, renowned globally, celebrating the triumph of light over dark, good over evil. It’s a time of joy, togetherness and lots of vibrant lights!

What’s on the Festive Menu at La Trobe?

Feel the Beat: Be entranced by a live Dhol performance that’ll whisk you away into a rhythmic paradise!

Dance it Out: Bollywood dance performances will have you grooving and moving to lively beats!

Tantalizing Tastes: Your taste buds are in for a tour with our array of Indian snacks, dinner and scrumptious desserts!

Artistic Flair: Allow a skilled Henna artist to adorn your hands with intricate designs!

Saree Saga: Engage in a saree-wearing competition – drape, laugh, and perhaps win a prize?

Game Time: Get ready to dive into engaging games and activities.

DJ on Deck: And of course, a DJ will be spinning the decks to keep your energy soaring throughout the night!

Event details

When: Thursday 19 October, 5 pm

Where: Glenn Dining Hall


Living at La Trobe and the La Trobe University Bollywood Society are thrilled to roll out the carpet for a night where friends become family under the enchanting Diwali lights.

Whether you’ve celebrated Diwali since childhood or it’s your first glimpse into this luminous festival, there’s a spot for you in the celebrations! Let’s create a mosaic of marvelous memories, shimmering in the light of joy, togetherness and festivity.

Mark the date, bring your friends and let’s weave a tapestry of splendid Diwali moments, together, at La Trobe!

See you under the lights.